What’s On My Nightstand: May 2017


“Un arco iris te pinto la piel para amanecer contigo. ¡Amor para siempre!” – de K&M

(Translation: I paint a rainbow on your skin to dawn with you. Love forever!)

Adult Fiction

The Book of Joan, by Lidia Yuknavitch



Greek Phrasebook & Dictionary, by Lonely Planet

Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on love and life from Dear Sugar, by Cheryl Strayed

Short Story

Fly Already, by Etgar Keret

Girl, by Jamaica Kincaid

The Shawl, by Cynthia Ozick


The Dream of a Common Language, by Adrienne Rich

If Not, Winter – Fragments of Sappho, translated by Anne Carson

Children’s Picture Book

Vuoi essere mio amico? by Eric Carle (when in Rome, Italian version of Do you want to be my friend?)


Robert Lax, Lax Archives, St. Bonaventure University


The New Yorker

The New York Times Magazine

The Week


The New York Times


Lip balm

HURRAW! unscented lip balm






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