Reading List

“One cannot be too careful with words, they change their minds just as people do.” 
José Saramago

2019


AUGUST

M Train by Patti Smith
Flâneuse by Lauren Elkin
The Petting Zoo by Jim Carroll
The Flaneur by Edmund White


july

Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
Factotum by Charles Bukowski
The End of Average by Todd Rose
Mismatch by Kat Holmes
Nonstop Metropolis by Solnit and Jelly-Schapiro


june

Cain's Book by Alexander Trocchi
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Death in Venice by Thomas Mann
Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson
The Last Pirate of New York by Rich Cohen
Trieste and the meaning of nowhere by Jan Morris


may

Cities by Monica L. Smith
Made to Stick by Chip and Dan Heath
Landscapes: John Berger on Art
The Beach Beneath the Street by McKenzie Wark


april

For Whom The Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
Our Lady of the Flowers by Jean Genet
Chalk by Joshua Rivkin
Animal Farm by George Orwell


march

Shoe Dog by Phil Knight
The Push by Tommy Caldwell
The Tiger by John Vaillant
Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley


February

A Guide for the Perplexed by E. F. Schumacher
The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
Interviews with Francis Bacon by David Sylvester
The Legend of Bagger Vance by Steven Pressfield


January

Buddha by Karen Armstrong
Lose Well by Chris Gethard
Misbehaving by Richard Thaler