What are you reading this month? Did you meet your January goals?
My list for feb
The Days Trilogy by Mencken
Harlot's Ghost by Mailer
Joseph and His Brothers by Mann
A Frolic of His Own by Gaddis
Middle C by Gass
Selected Poems by Nabokov
Object Lessons by the Paris Review
The Dying Grass by Vollmann
Apricot Jam by Solzhenitsyn
Winter Journel by Auster
Fantastic Women by Tin House
The Hanged Man of Saint Pholien by Simenon
The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis
Tenth of December by Saunders
Wolf in White Van by Darnielle
The Collected Stories of Colette
I completely threw out my list after Catch 22 bored the fuck out of me. I still have an idea of what I want to do though:
Written on the Body, Winterson
The Tartar Steppe, Buzzati
Tao Te Ching, Tzu
The Name Of The Rose, Eco
The Frogs, Aristophanes
and then finish Catch 22 at some point
Mason and Dixon - Pynchon
American Pastoral - Roth
What did you read last month? This is a huge list. I read 4 books last month.
the things i have read have been all over the place so i'm attempting to read the western canon and i've taken lit's advice to start with the greeks
so i'm burning through edith hamilton's shit and then i'm going to tear through the iliad and the odyssey again, like a hot cock through a buttery pussy.
Nice, I want to read that Gombrowitz.
Enjoy BOTS, it's amazing.
Last month I read:
What Is Cinema by Andre Bazin
Suttree by McCarthy
High Fidelity by Hornby
Bleeding Edge by Pynchon
Nina Stories by Salinger
A Brief History of Seven Killings by James
The Sorrows of Young Wether by Goethe
The Collect Poems of Hart Crane
A bunch of poetry books that won the Iowa Poetry Prize
Speedboat by Adler
Season of Migration to the North
Under the Volcano by Lowry
21 stories by Salinger
I read about 4-6 Yours a day, no television, no video games, only watch a movie on Sunday.