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What’s On My Nightstand: December 2017

 

Fiction

The Child Finder, by Rene Denfeld

The Haunting of Hill House, by Shirley Jackson

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesymyn Ward

Affinity, by Sarah Waters

 

 

Short Fiction

Cranford, by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

Cat Person, by Kristen Roupenian

The Lazy River, by Zadie Smith

 

Hybrid

Bluets, by Maggie Nelson

 

Poetry

Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings, Joy Harjo

 

Magazine

The New Yorker

The Week

 

Random 

cork board samples

packing tape

broken scissors

plant cutting

“In the midst of winter I found there was within me an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus (card by Remy and Me)

 

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What’s On My Nightstand: November 2017

 

Fiction

Inferno, by Eileen Myles

Ceremony, by Leslie Marmon Silko

 

Short Fiction

Ghosts, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Experience, Tessa Hadley

The Proprietress, Yiyun Li

The Husband Stitch, by Carmen Maria Machado

 

Nonfiction

The Places That Scare You, by Pema Chödrön

Bad Feminist, by Roxane Gay

Mean, by Myriam Gurba

Interior Color by Design: A Tool for Homeowners Designers, and Architects, by Jonathan Poore

 

Poetry

Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings, Joy Harjo

Whereas, by Layli Long Soldier

 

Magazine

Lesbian Connection (FREE! to lesbians worldwide)

The New Yorker

The Week

 

Random 

beach rocks

hair stick

shoulder exercise printout

Sherwin Williams paint chips

Smith’s Rosebud Salve

 

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What’s On My Nightstand: October 2017

Adult Fiction

Her Body and Other Parties, by Carmen Maria Machado

 

Children’s Fiction

Leon: Protector of the Playground, by Jamar Nicholas

What Do You Do With an Idea? by Kobi Yamada

 

Nonfiction

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Misfit’s Manifesto, by Lidia Yuknavitch

 

 

Poetry

Whereas, by Layli Long Soldier

 

Magazine

Homeopathy Today

The New Yorker

The Week

 

Newspaper

The New York Times
Lip balm

HURRAW! Cherry balm

 

Bobbypin/paperclip dish

love you to the moon

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What’s On My Nightstand: September 2017

Adult Fiction

The Bone People, by Keri Hulme

Inferno, by Eileen Myles

 

Nonfiction

How to Fight, by Thich Naht Hahn

 

Hybrid

Break Every Rule, by Carol Maso

 

Poetry

Whereas, by Layli Long Soldier

 

Magazine

Lesbian Connection – Free to Lesbians Worldwide! “but the suggested donation is $7 (more if you can, less if you can’t)”

The New Yorker

The Week

 

Newspaper

The New York Times
Lip balm

HURRAW! Sunbalm SPF 20

 

Paperweight

Sláinte (“good health”)

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What’s On My Nightstand: August 2017

Adult Fiction

Men Without Women, by Haruki Marukami

Home Fire, by Kamila Shamsie

Young Adult Fiction

Cathedral, by Raymond Carver

 

Non-fiction

How to Love, by Thich Naht Hahn

Rules for the Dance, by Mary Oliver

 

Short Story

The Hanging of the Schoolmarm, by Robert Coover

The Best American Short Stories (2016), edited by Junot Díaz

So My Mother, She Lives in the Clouds, collected stories by Christopher DiCicco

In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson is Buried, by Amy Hempel

Second Language, by Lidia Yuknavitch

 

Essay

Four Castaways Make a Family, by Rene Denfeld

Total Eclipse, Annie Dillard

Foreign Body Ear, by Amital Stern

 

Poetry

Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings, by Joy Harjo

Why I Wake Early, by Mary Oliver

 

 

Magazine

Lesbian Connection – Free to Lesbians Worldwide! “but the suggested donation is $7 (more if you can, less if you can’t)”

The New Yorker

The Week

 

Newspaper

The New York Times

Lip balm

HURRAW! Sunbalm SPF 20

 

Paperweight

“The knack to flying lies in throwing yourself at the ground and learning to miss.”  – Douglas Adams

 

Computer Glasses

Pixel Eyewear

 

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What’s On My Nightstand: July 2017

Adult Fiction

A Visit from the Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan

Difficult Women, by Roxane Gay

 

Memoir

Abandon Me, by Melissa Febos

Sunshine State, by Sarah Gerard

 

Short Story

The Swan as Metaphor for Love, by Amelia Gray

Housewife, by Amy Hempel

The Huntress, by Sofia Samatar

Aubade, by Joy Williams

Unlikeable, Deb Olin Unferth

 

Poetry

Milk and Honey, by Rupi Kaur

32 Poems Magazine

 

Magazine

Lesbian Connection – Free to Lesbians Worldwide! “but the suggested donation is $7 (more if you can, less if you can’t)”

The New Yorker

 

Lip balm

HURRAW! sunbalm, SPF 20

 

Children’s Picture Book

The ABC’s of Thomas Merton, by Gregory Ryan and Elizabeth Ryan (read my review)

 

 

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What’s On My Nightstand: June 2017

Adult Fiction

Love Medicine, by Louise Erdrich

The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins

Midnight’s Children, by Salman Rushdie

 

Non-fiction

Greek Phrasebook & Dictionary, by Lonely Planet

The Law of One, Book III, by Carla Rueckert, Don Elkins, and James McCarty

Lost Goddesses of Early Greece: A Collection of Pre-Hellenic Myths, by Charlene Spretnak

 

Short Story

A Love Story, by Samantha Hunt

The Size of Things, by Samanta Schweblin

 

Essay

The Work You Do, The Person You Are, by Toni Morrison

Listening for the Country, by 

 

Poetry

Poems, by Robert Lax

The Light, The Shade, by Robert Lax

An Old Story, by Tracy K. Smith

 

Magazine

The New Yorker

 

Lip balm

HURRAW! sunbalm, SPF 20

 

Computer Glasses

Pixel Eyewear

 

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