What I’m Reading

So far, in 2022…

Currently Reading: 

Ti Amo by Hanne Ørstavik

There Plant Eyes: A Personal and Cultural History of Blindness by M. Leona Godin

The Water Statues by Fleur Jaeggy, translated by Gini Alhadeff

Carnival Bound by Kara Dorris & Gwendolyn Paradice

 

Recently Finished: 

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk [read an interview with the author here]

Voice of the Fish by Lars Horn

Falling Awake by Alice Oswald [listen to an interview with the author here]

Blue-Skinned Gods by SJ Sindu * [read an interview with the author here]

The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater * [read an interview with the author here]

World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Manywhere by Morgan Thomas [read an interview with the author here]

Autoportrait by Jesse Ball [watch an interview with the author here]

Wade in the Water by Tracy K. Smith

The Final Revival of Opal and Nev by Dawnie Walton * [read an interview with the author here]

Cold Enough For Snow by Jessica Au [read an interview with the author here]

Plans for Sentences by Renee Gladman [listen to an interview with the author here]

Everybody: A Book About Freedom by Olivia Laing [watch an interview with the author here]

The Swimmers by Julie Otsuka * [read an interview with the author here]

Gods of Want: Stories by K-Ming Chang * [watch an interview with the author here]

Orwell’s Roses by Rebecca Solnit * [watch an interview with the author here]

The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi * [read an interview with the author here and watch an interview with the author here]

Nevada by Imogen Binnie [read an interview with the author here and watch an interview with the author here]

Dear Senthuran by Akwaeke Emezi *

Run Me to Earth by Paul Yoon * [ read an interview with the author here]

Very Cold People by Sarah Manguso * [read an interview with the author here]

Read Dangerously by Azar Nafisi * [watch an interview with the author here]

Eleutheria by Allegra Hyde *  [read an interview with the author here]

We Have Always Been Here * by Samra Habib [listen to an interview with the author here]

Body Work * by Melissa Febos [read an interview with the author here]

In the Lateness of the World * by Carolyn Forché [read an interview with the author here]

Build Your House Around My Body * by Violet Kupersmith [read an interview here on Bust and watch an interview here from Green Apple Books]

The Five Wounds by Kirstin Valdez Quade * [read an interview with the author here at Chicago Review of Books and here at The Millions]

Pet by Akwaeke Emezi * [watch an interview with the author here]

Moldy Strawberries: Stories by Caio Fernando Abreu, trans. by Bruna Dantas Lobato [check out this essay/literary playlist by the translator here]

Aftershocks by Nadia Owusu * [watch an interview with the author here]

How I Became a Tree by Sumana Roy [read an interview with the author here]

Feeld by Jos Charles [read an interview with the author here]

Fine: A Comic About Gender by Rhea Ewing [read an interview with the author here and here]

Brood by Jackie Polzin * [read an interview with the author here]

Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi * (read an interview with the author here)

Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy * [read an interview with the author here]

Intimacies by Katie Kitamura* [watch an interview with the author here]

Fight Night by Miriam Toews * [listen to an interview with the author here]

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien *

Sheep Machine: (00:01) by Vi Khi Nao [read an interview with the author here]

Responses to Derek Jarman’s Blue (1993) by various authors

The Overstory by Richard Powers * [read an interview with the author here]

Tokyo Ueno Station by Yu Miri, translated by Morgan Giles [read an interview with the author here]

My Volcano by John Elizabeth Stintzi

Abattoir by Angelo Mao

Winter by Ali Smith * [listen to an interview with the author here]

The Sentence by Louise Erdrich

Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu * [read an interview with the author here]

Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness by Kristen Radtke [ read an interview with the author here]

The Seed Keeper by Diane Wilson * [listen to an interview with the author here on Cultivating Place and read an interview here at Hazlitt]

The Secret Lives of Church Ladies by Deesha Philyaw * [read and watch an interview with the author here on The Rumpus and here at The Writer’s Center]

Bangkok Wakes to Rain by Pitchaya Sudbanthad * [read an interview with the author here]

The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune * [read an interview with the author here]

The Shipping News by Annie Proulx [listen to an interview with the author here]

Winter in Sokcho by Elisa Shua Dusapin, trans. by Aneesa Abbas Higgins  [listen to an interview with the author and translator 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?