What I’m Reading

Currently Reading: 

A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann Ní Ghríofa [listen to an interview with the author here, and transcript of interview here]
I Will Die in a Foreign Land by Kalani Pickhart [read an interview with the author here]
To Those Bounded by Donald Edem Quist [read an interview with the author here]
Radiant Fugitives by Nawaaz Ahmed
Close to the Knives by David Wojnarowicz
A General Theory of Oblivion by José Eduardo Agualusa
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov *
Heaven by Mieko Kawakami
Gathering Moss by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Recently Finished: 

The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich * [listen to an interview with the author here]
Poison for Breakfast by Lemony Snicket [watch and listen to an interview with the author here on Bookstacked and Powerhouse Arena]
The Pastor by Hanne Ørstavik, translated by Martin Aitken [watch an interview with the author and the translator here]
Poet Warrior by Joy Harjo
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin * [listen to an interview with the author here]
Figuring by Maria Popova *
Where Reasons End by Yiyun Li [read an interview with the author here]
Ace: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex by Angela Chen [read interviews with the author here on The Common and here for the Campaign for Southern Equality]
Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde [read an interview with the author and Adrienne Rich here]
Two Big Differences by Ian Ross Singleton [read my interview with the author here]
Battles in the Desert by José Emilio Pacheco [read an author profile at The Paris Review here]
Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia [watch an interview with the author here]
The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson * [watch an interview with the author here and listen to an interview here on Between the Covers]
Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson * [read an interview with the author here]
A Passage North by Anuk Arudpragasam * [read an interview with the author here]
Apple (Skin to the Core) by Eric Gansworth * [read an interview with the author here]
Cleanness by Garth Greenwell * [watch an interview with the author here]
Earthlings by Sayaka Murata [watch an interview with the author about an earlier published translated novel, Convenience Store Woman, here]
Water I Won’t Touch by Kayleb Rae Candrilli [read an interview with the author here]
Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer * [listen to interviews with the author on On Being and For the Wild]
Zorrie by Laird Hunt [watch an interview with the author here]
Another Country by James Baldwin * [listen to a 1962 interview with the author here]

 

* a star means that I also enjoyed the audiobook version, and you might, too! Did you know you can borrow audiobooks from your library system through the Libby app?