June 2017 reading

Richard Peterson, Creating Country Music: Fabricating Authenticity

Lee Jacobs, Wages of Sin: Censorship and the Fallen Woman Film

Mark Kingwell, Fail Better: Why Baseball Matters

John Wilkinson, Ghost Nets

Richard Wright, Black Boy

Kelly Dean Jolley, Brown Studies (MS)

Percival Everett, Assumption

Jason Morphew, What To Deflect When You're Deflecting (MS)

Zach Savich, Century Swept Burial

James Shea, The Lost Novel

Percival Everett, Damned If I Do

Alison McCracken, Real Men Don't Sing: Crooning in American Culture

James Baldwin, Go Tell It On the Mountain

May 2017 reading

Laura Kipnis, Unwanted Advances

J. Sakai, Settlers

Chad Hansen, Patches of Light

Julie Carr, Objects from a Borrowed Confession

Robin Blaser, Syntax

Clark Coolidge, Life Forms Here (chapbook)

Brian Foley, The Constitution

Barry Singer, Black and Blue: The Life and Lyrics of Andy Razaf

Gary Lutz, Assisted Living (chapbook)

Percival Everett, American Desert

Stephen Bourne, Elisabeth Welch - Soft Lights and Sweet Music

Jorie Graham, The End of Beauty

William Hogeland, Inventing American History

James Baldwin, Collected Essays [Library of America]

Ishion Hutchinson, House of Lords and Commons

Percival Everett, So Much Blue

April 2017 reading

Clark Coolidge, Solution Passage

Percival Everett, Watershed

Edith Wharton, The Twilight Sleep

Robert Iton, In Search of The Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post Civil Rights Era

Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman Jr., The Decoration of Houses

Andrea Moro, I Speak Therefore I Am: Seventeen Thoughts About Language

Kit Robinson, Catalan Passages (chapbook)

Cesar Aria, An Incident in the Life of a Landscape Painter

Scott F. Crider, The Office of Assertion: An Art of Rhetoric for the Academic Essay

Ed Steck, Far Rainbow

Laura Goldstein, Awesome Camera

Karin Hoffman, The Songs We Know Best: John Ashbery's Early Life

David Schubert, Initial A

March 2017 reading

Barbara Drake, Writing Poetry, 2nd ed.

B.F. Skinner and M.E. Vaughan, Enjoy Old Age: A Practical Guide

Joyce Carol Oates, Give Me Your Heart

Qui Xiaolong, When Red is Black

Elizabeth Willis, Turneresque

T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets

Diana Hamilton, 23 Women to Kiss Before You Die (chapbook)

Laura Jarmillo, 29 Waters (chapbook)

Elijah Wald, Escaping the Delta: Robert Johnson and the Invention of the Blues

Andy Martrich, Pitching with Demonic Sigil Grips (chapbook)

Joseph Kaplan, Poem Without Suffering

Elena Ferrante, My Brilliant Friend

Keith Aoki, James Boyle, Jennifer Jenkins, Theft: A History of Music

Sidney Wade, Straits and Narrows

Deena Rosenberg, Fascinating Rhythm: The Collaboration of George and Ira Gershwin

Brubaker, Trans: Gender and Race in an Age of Unsettled Identities

February 2017 reading

Kelly Dean Jolley, Stony Lonesome

The Selected Poems of Du Fu, trans. Burton Watson

Black History: A Reappraisal, ed. Melvin Drimmer

Alice W. Flaherty, The Midnight Disease

Percival Everett, Suder

E.H. Gombrich, A Little History of the World