Reading 2018

* The Birth of the Gods & the Origins of Agriculture, Jacques Cauvin

The Last Unicorn/a Search for one of Earth’s Rarest Creatures (Laos) Wm. DeBuys

A Feast in the Garden, George Konrad (novel, Hungarian)

Journey to Portugal, Jose Saramago

Ferocity, Nicola Lagioia (novel, Italian)

Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous, Gabriella Coleman

* My Struggle, Karl Ove Knausgaard ( novel, Norwegian)

Encounters with Beauty, Sam Scott (excerpts from an artist’s journal, 1963-2006)

Re-readings of Situationism, DeBord, Raoul van Eigem, etc.

The Last Man Who Knew Everything, The Life & Times of Enrico Fermi, David Schwartz

A Literary Guide to Provence, Daniel Vitaglione

* Nervous People, stories by Mikhail Zoshchenko

Guy Debord, Andy Merrifield

Leon Trotsky A Revolutionary’s Life, Joshua Rubenstein

Dark Paradise, Rosa Liksom (Finnish, stories)

The Transmigration of Bodies, Yuri Herrera (Mexico, noir novel)

Real Time, Amit Chaudhuri

* Compass, Mathias Enard

* No is Not Enough, Naomi Klein

Flaneuse: Women Walk the City…, Lauren Elkin

Implicit Meanings essays in anthropology, Mary Douglas (rr)

The Last Knight: the Twilight of the Middles Ages & Birth of the Modern Era, Norman F. Cantor

Freya Stark (bio) Caroline Moorehead

Travelling the Sands: Sagas of Exploration in the Arabian Peninsula, Andrew Taylor

Mosaic, Soheir Khashoggi

* The Reluctant Metropolis the politics of urban growth in Los Angeles, William Fulton

No Better Time: Life of Danny Lewin…, Molly Raskin

* Spanish Recognitions, Mary Lee Settle

* Moses and Monotheism, Sigmund Freud (rr)

Field-Russia, Gennady Aygi (poetry)

Island of the Mad, Laurie R. King

The Immoralist, Andre Gide (rr)

Second Person Singular, Sayed Kashua

The Stranger, Albert Camus (rr)

A Dangerous Crossing, , by Ausma Zehanat Khan

Cracks, Sheila Kohler (novel, set in South Africa)

Land of Marvels, Barry Unsworth (set in 1914 in Mesopotamia)

The Leopard, Jo Nesbo

The Swede, Robert Karjel

Girl, Interrupted, Susanna Kaysen

The Sign, Raymond Khoury

My Bondage, My Freedom, Frederick Douglass

Frances Osborne, The Bolter

Underground Time, Delphine de Vigan

All That Followed. Gabriel Urza

In Search of Zarathustra, Paul Kriwaczek (rr)