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Reading

 

2019

Henry Darger: Disasters of War ed. Klaus Biesenbach

Sphinx by Anne Garréta trans. Emma Ramadan

Happily by Lyn Hejinian

My Life by Lyn Hejinian

Estilo/Style by Dolores Dorantes trans. Jen Hoffer

Last Vanities by Fleur Jaeggy trans. Tim Parks

The Juniper Tree by Barbara Comyns

Self-Driving Car’s Night Off by Momo Meow

Balaclava by Natalie Jane Edson

Conditioner by Liz Barr

Future Feels 2030 by Grace Mervin

The Vet’s Daughter by Barbara Comyns

The End of the Road by John Barth

Two Serious Ladies by Jane Bowles

Frontier by Can Xue trans. Karen Gernant and Chen Zeping

Mars by Asja Bakić trans. Jennifer Zoble

Not One Day by Anne Garréta trans. Emma Ramadan

Rose Mellie Rose by Marie Redonnet trans. Jordan Stump

Forever Valley by Marie Redonnet trans. Jordan Stump

Candy Story by Marie Redonnet trans. Alexandra Quinn

A Compendium of Domestic Incidents by Joanna Ruocco

Nevermore by Marie Redonnet trans. Jordan Stump

Memoirs of a Shy Pornographer by Kenneth Patchen

The Taiga Syndrome by Cristina Rivera Garza trans. Suzanne Jill Levine and Aviva Kana

Exhibits by John Yau

Maud Martha by Gwendolyn Brooks

Calamities by Renee Gladman

Sueños y pesadillas by Dalia Rosetti trans. Alexis Almeida

Testify by Simone John

Prehistoric Times by Éric Chevillard trans. Alyson Waters

The Cow by Ariana Reines

The Man Suit by Zachary Schomburg

Another Random Heart by Sara Veglahn

The Lonesome Bodybuilder by Yukiko Motoya trans. Asa Yoneda

Boris by the Sea by Matvei Yankelevich

The Living End by Stanley Elkin

So Much For That Winter by Dorthe Nors trans. Misha Hoekstra

Geometric Regional Novel by Gert Jonke trans. Johannes W. Vazulik

Artist’s Strategy by Ian Mackay

Weathercraft by Jim Woodring

Earwitness: Fifty Characters by Elias Canetti trans. Joachim Neugroschel 

Romancer Erector by Diane Williams

Vintage Self Help by Hayley Barker

Swallow the Fish by Gabrielle Civil

Ice by Anna Kavan

Hôtel Splendid by Marie Redonnet trans. Jordan Stump

Very Casual by Michael DeForge

Parallel Lives by Olivier Schrauwen

Two Teenagers by John Colasacco

The Crab Nebula by Éric Chevillard trans. Eleanor Hardin

Academonia by Dodie Bellamy

Soap for the Dogs by Stacey Tran

Among Strange Victims by Daniel Saldaña París trans. Christina MacSweeney

Who Are You? by Anna Kavan

Beverly by Nick Drnaso

Arséne Schrauwen by Olivier Schrauwen

Fra Keeler by Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi

The Last Time My Sadness Was Convenient by Delphine Bedient

The Making Of by Brecht Evens trans. Laura Watkinson and Michele Hutchison

Powr Mastrs 2 by CF

The Man Who Grew His Beard by Olivier Schrauwen

Another Governess : The Least Blacksmith - A Diptych by Joanna Ruocco

Crawl Space by Jesse Jacobs

Sabrina by Nick Drnaso

Olio by Tyehimba Jess

Mourning Diary by Roland Barthes trans. Richard Howard

Speedboat by Renata Adler

Her 37th Year: An Index by Suzanne Scanlon

Orlando by Sandra Simonds

Short Dark Oracles by Sara Levine

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

The Most of It by Mary Ruefle

Heroines by Kate Zambreno

SS Proleterka by Fleur Jaeggy trans. Alastair McEwen

Comemadre by Roque Larraquy trans. Heather Cleary

Monster Portraits by Del Samatar and Sofia Samatar

2018

The Ladies by Sara Veglahn

Letters to Wendy’s by Joe Wenderoth

Ongoingness: The End of a Diary by Sarah Manguso

Field Glass by Joanna Howard and Joanna Ruocco

The Quarry by Susan Howe

My Private Property by Mary Ruefle

Milk by Dorothea Lasky

Unexplained Presence by Tisa Bryant

Story of O by Pauline Réage trans. Sylvia Day

Men Apologizing to Me by Delphine Bedient

Every Single Piece of Blue Clothing That I Currently Own by Delphine Bedient

OK Cupid Messages I Have Not Responded To by Delphine Bedient

The Houseguest by Amparo Dávila trans. Audrey Harris and Matthew Gleeson

See Jack by Russell Edson

The Childhood of an Equestrian by Russell Edson

Art Comic by Matthew Thurber

1-800-MICE by Matthew Thurber

Coyote Doggirl by Lisa Hanawalt

Safari Honeymoon by Jesse Jacobs

The Activist by Renee Gladman

Pictures of My Mother Touching Wild Animals by Delphine Bedient

Between the Parking Lots: A Guide to Portland, Oregon’s Lloyd District by Delphine Bedient

Houses of Ravicka by Renee Gladman

Cruddy by Lynda Barry

Red Colored Elegy by Seiichi Hayashi trans. Taro Nettleton

Ghost World by Daniel Clowes

Walking Through Clear Water In a Pool Painted Black by Cookie Mueller

Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

Megahex by Simon Hanselmann

Melody: Story of a Nude Dancer by Sylvie Rancourt trans. Helge Dascher

Carpet Sweeper Tales by Julie Doucet

Infomaniacs by Matthew Thurber

Poetry is Useless by Anders Nilsen

Museum of Accidents by Rachel Zucker

Ana Patova Crosses a Bridge by Renee Gladman

E. Luminata by Diamela Eltit trans. Ronald Christ

Ladies Almanack by Djuna Barnes

Attic by Katherine Dunn

The Babysitter at Rest by Jen George

The Madame Realism Complex by Lynne Tillman

Debths by Susan Howe

An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Paris by Georges Perec trans. Marc Lowenthal

The Street of Crocodiles by Bruno Schulz trans. Celina Wieniewska 

A Man Jumps Out of an Airplane by Barry Yourgrau

The Woman in the Dunes by Kōbō Abe trans. E. Dale Saunders

Emergences/Resurgences by Henri Michaux

Notes for Soloists by Cia Rinne

Zaroum by Cia Rinne

Nox by Anne Carson

The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Wild Milk by Sabrina Orah Mark

There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé by Morgan Parker

Jakob von Gunten by Robert Walser

When the Sick Rule the World by Dodie Bellamy

Release by Judith Copithorne

Runes by Judith Copithorne

Konfessions of an Elizabethan Fan Dancer by bpNichol

Goose of Hermogenes by Ithell Colquhoun

Treasure Island!!! by Sara Levine

Bluets by Maggie Nelson

They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us: Essays by Hanif Abdurraqib

Corpse Whale by dg nanouk okpik

Ordinary Beast by Nicole Sealey

Hangsaman by Shirley Jackson

The Book of the City of Ladies by Christine de Pizan

Paragraphs by Vern Rutsala

no one remembered your name but i wrote it down by Olivia Olivia

Your Black Friend by Ben Passmore

Karate Chop by Dorthe Nors

The Women by Hilton Als

Mrs. Caliban by Rachel Ingalls

Vicky Swanky is a Beauty by Diane Williams

Willard and His Bowling Trophies: A Perverse Mystery by Richard Brautigan

Les Chants de Maldoror by Comte de Lautréamont

The Letters of Mina Harker by Dodie Bellamy

Sacred Cow by Diamela Eltit

The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole

Ghosts by César Aira

Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine

An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter by César Aira

Is It My Body? Selected Texts by Kim Gordon

Tainaron: Mail from Another City by Leena Krohn

Yerma by Federico García Lorca

The Linden Tree by César Aira

An Apprenticeship or The Book of Delights by Clarice Lispector

Hieroglyphic Tales by Horace Walpole

How I Became a Nun by César Aira

The Proof by César Aira

The Little Buddhist Monk by César Aira

Five Spice Street by Can Xue

The Week by Joanna Ruocco

Frisk by Dennis Cooper

Dhalgren by Samuel R. Delany

The Seamstress and the Wind by César Aira

Correction by Thomas Bernhard

My Mother: Demonology by Kathy Acker

Secret Rendezvous by Kōbō Abe

We Love Glenda So Much and Other Tales by Julio Cortázar

Conversations by César Aira

Malina by Ingeborg Bachmann

Beauty Salon by Mario Bellatin

Dinner by César Aira

These Possible Lives by Fleur Jaeggy

Mr. Palomar by Italo Calvino

Incarnate: Story Material by Thalia Field

The Large Glass: Three Autobiographies by Mario Bellatin

Travesty by John Hawkes

Three Days After Blasphemies by Patrick Fetherston

The Sundial by Shirley Jackson

Sweet Days of Discipline by Fleur Jaeggy

The Tokyo-Montana Express by Richard Brautigan

I Am the Brother of XX by Fleur Jaeggy

Sombrero Fallout: A Japanese Novel by Richard Brautigan

The Slynx by Tatyana Tolstaya

The Ravickians by Renee Gladman

Event Factory by Renee Gladman

Fine Fine Fine Fine Fine by Diane Williams

Geek Love by Katherine Dunn

The Wallcreeper by Nell Zink

The Very Thing That Happens by Russell Edson

The Queen’s Throat: Opera, Homosexuality, and the Mystery of Desire by Wayne Koestenbaum

The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley and Malcolm X

The Nakano Thrift Shop by Hiromi Kawakami

Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead by Barbara Comyns

The Tormented Mirror by Russell Edson

Temple of the Scapegoat: Opera Stories by Alexander Kluge

Homesick for Another World by Ottessa Moshfegh

Gerald’s Party by Robert Coover

Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein

The Reason Why the Closet-Man is Never Sad by Russell Edson

All Ears: Cultural Criticism, Essays and Obituaries by Dennis Cooper

The Sellout by Paul Beatty

Sylvia: A Fictional Memoir by Leonard Michaels

Man’s Companions by Joanna Ruocco

I Love Dick by Chris Kraus

After Kathy Acker by Chris Kraus

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

 

2017

The Last Lover by Can Xue

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson

G. by John Berger

Mr. Fox by Helen Oyeyemi

The Hearing Trumpet by Leonora Carrington

Mud by María Irene Fornés

The Flick by Annie Baker

Far Away by Caryl Churchill

Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo

Wise Blood by Flannery O’Connor

Lucinde by Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Pond by Claire-Louise Bennett

The Fourth World by Diamela Eltit

Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh

Farewell Navigator by Leni Zumas

Assisted Living by Gary Lutz

The Maid of Orleans by Friedrich Schiller

A Burst of Light: Essays by Audre Lorde

Snow White by Donald Barthelme

Paradise by Donald Barthelme

40 Stories by Donald Barthelme

60 Stories by Donald Barthelme

Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Dan by Joanna Ruocco

A Fan’s Notes by Frederick Exley

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

2666 by Roberto Bolaño

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

Perfect Little World by Kevin Wilson

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

House of Mist by María Luisa Bombal

New Islands and Other Stories by María Luisa Bombal

Threats by Amelia Gray

Taking Care by Joy Williams

The Quick and the Dead by Joy Williams

The Complete Stories of Leonora Carrington by Leonora Carrington

Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

Sula by Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

Stepmother by Robert Coover

Down Below by Lenora Carrington

Spanking the Maid by Robert Coover

Airships by Barry Hannah

Masks by Fumiko Enchi

A Woman Named Drown by Padgett Powell

The Grotesque Child by Kim Parko

O’Clock and Other Stories by Quim Mónzo

Mr. Fox by Helen Oyeyemi

Child of God by Cormac McCarthy

Closer by Dennis Cooper

The Hawkline Monster: A Gothic Western by Richard Brautigan

Record of a Night Too Brief by Hiromi Kawakami

I Would Have Saved Them If I Could by Leonard Michaels

Sing the Song by Meredith Alling

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Partial List of People to Bleach by Gary Lutz

Nightwork by Christine Schutt

Florida by Christine Schutt

Noir by Robert Coover

The Thin Place by Kathryn Davis

The Castle by Franz Kafka

The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. LeGuin

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

Thank You, Steel China by Sean Kilpatrick

Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson