What I’m Reading


A General Theory of Oblivion by José Eduardo Agualusa
The Foundation Pit by Andrei Platonov (reread)


Will & Testament by Vigdis Hjorth
The War Within: Diaries from the Siege of Leningrad by Alexis Peri
Abandon Me by Melissa Febos
The Heavens by Sandra Newman
The Summer Book by Tove Jansson
Little Eyes by Samanta Schweblin
The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara
How Much of These Hills is Gold by C. Pam Zhang
Professor Andersen’s Night by Dag Solstad
Recitation by Bae Suah
Ice by Anna Kavan
O Fallen Angel by Kate Zambreno
Screen Tests by Kate Zambreno
The Lonely City by Olivia Laing
The Companions by Katie M. Flynn
Machine by Susan Steinberg
Axiomatic by Maria Tumarkin
Last Things by Jenny Offill
Hurrican Season by Fernanda Melchor
The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin
The Hakawati by Rabih Alameddine
Wittgenstein’s Mistress by David Markson
Junebat by John Elizabeth Stintzi
Normal People by Sally Rooney
Homesick by Jennifer Croft
Temporary by Hilary Leichter
A Primer for Forgetting by Lewis Hyde
b, Book, and Me by Kim Sagwa
The Book of Anna by Carmen Boullosa
Kudos by Rachel Cusk
Transit by Rachel Cusk
Sofia Petrovna by Lydia Chukovskaya
The Einstein Intersection by Samuel Delany
Outline by Rachel Cusk (reread)
Die, My Love by Ariana Harwicz
Topics of Conversation by Miranda Popkey
Nocilla Lab by Agustín Fernández Mallo
Nocilla Experience by Agustín Fernández Mallo
Nocilla Dream by Agustín Fernández Mallo
The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson (reread)
Blockade Diary by Lidiya Ginzburg
Weather by Jenny Offill
Open City by Teju Cole
Socialist Realism by Trisha Low
The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon
The Descent of Alette by Alice Notley
The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
What is Not Yours is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi (reread)
Orpheus by Jean Cocteau
The Master & Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov (reread)
Jakarta by Rodrigo Márquez Tizano
The Museum of Unconditional Surrender by Dubravka Ugrešić
Calamities by Renee Gladman
Imagine Wanting Only This by Kristen Radtke
Valerie, or The Faculty of Dreams by Sara Stridsberg
Faces in the Crowd by Valeria Luiselli
The Future of Another Timeline by Annalee Newitz
The Fifth Head of Cerberus by Gene Wolfe
Suite for Barbara Loden by Nathalie Léger
Uzumaki by Juni Ito

(particular favorites are in bold)