Read: 2019

(An asterisk indicates a book I re-read.)

*Tomas Espedal, Against Nature
*Tomas Espedal, Tramp
Tomas Espedal, Bergeners
Fanny Howe, The Wedding Dress
José María Pérez Gay, The Unfortunate Passion of Hermann Broch (t. Eduardo Jiménez Mayo)
Hermann Broch, The Sleepwalkers (t. Willa and Edwin Muir)
Claudia Rankine, Don’t Let me Be Lonely: An American Lyric
*Claudia Rankine, Citizen: An American Lyric
Jean Starr Untermeyer, Private Collection
Kate Zambreno, Appendix Project: Talks and Essays
Penelope Fitzgerald, The Beginning of Spring
Anna Kamieńska, Astonishments
Rosemarie Waldrop, Recalling and Rereading Edmond Jabès
John Hollander, Rhyme’s Reason
Florence Sunnen, The Hook
Rubin Rabinovitz, Innovation in Samuel Beckett’s Fiction
Jeanette Winterson, Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery
Robert Bringhurst and Jan Zwicky, Learning to Die
Maria Gabriela Llansol, The Remaining Life (t. Audrey Young)
Maria Gabriela Llansol, In the House of July and August (t. Audrey Young)
*Clarice Lispector, The Hour of the Star (t. Giovanni Pontiero)
*Clarice Lispector, Near to the Wild Heart (t. Alison Enterkin)
Mathias Énard, Tell Them of Battles, Kings, and Elephants (t. Charlotte Mandell)
Roberto Calasso, The Unnameable Present (t. Richard Dixon)
Mircea Eliade, Journal I, 1945 – 1955 (t. Mac Linscott Ricketts)
Mircea Eliade, Autobiography Volume I, 1907 – 1937 (t. Mac Linscott Ricketts)
Vicki Mahaffey, Modernist Literature: Challenging Fictions
Henri Lefebvre, The Missing Pieces (t. David L. Sweet)
Byung-Chul Han, The Burnout Society (t. Erik Butler)
Franco “Bifo’ Berardi, Futurability
Martin Hägglund, This Life: Spiritual Faith and Secular Freedom
S. D. Chrostowska, Matches: A Light Book
Virginie Despentes, King Kong Theory (t. Stéphanie Benson)
Virginie Despentes, Vernon Subutex I (t. Frank Wynne)
Fabienne Bideaud and Sharon Kivland, Our Libraries / Nos Bibliothèques
Bae Suah, Milena, Milena Ecstatic (t. Deborah Smith)
Kate Briggs, Entertaining Ideas
Kirsty Gunn, Going Bush
Renee Gladman, Morelia
Michelle Boulous Walker, Slow Philosophy
S. D. Chrostowska, Permission
Ricardo Piglia, The Diaries of Emilio Renzi: Formative (trans. Robert Croll)
Enrique Vila-Matas, Mac & His Problem (trans. Margaret Jull Costa and Sophie Hughes)
Karl Ole Knausgaard, Inadvertent (trans. Ingvild Burkey)
Karl Ove Knausgaard, Man in Love: My Struggle, Book 2 (trans. Don Bartlett)
Karl Ove Knausgaard, Boyhood Island: My Struggle, Book 3 (trans. Don Bartlett)
Karl Ove Knausgaard, Dancing in the Dark: My Struggle, Book 4 (trans. Don Bartlett)
Karl Ove Knausgaard, Some Rain Must Fall: My Struggle, Book 5 (trans. Don Bartlett)
Karl Ove Knausgaard, The End: My Struggle, Book 6 (trans. by Martin Aitken and Don Bartlett)
Jenny Odell, How to Do Nothing
Moyra Davey, Moyra Davey
Denise Riley, Time Lived, Without Its Flow
Nathalie Olah, Steal as Much as You Can
Federico Campagna, Technic and Magic: The Reconstruction of Reality
Maria Tumarkin, Axiomatic
Carlos Manuel Álvarez, The Fallen (trans. Frank Wynne)
Roberto Bazlen, Notes Without a Text (trans. Alex Andriesse)
Enrique Vila-Matas, Dublinesque (trans. Rosalind Harvey and Anne McLean)
Enrique Vila-Matas, Because She Never Asked (trans.Valerie Miles)
Pablo Katchadjian, What To Do (trans. Priscilla Posada)
Paul Collier, The Future of Capitalism
Giorgio Agamben, Creation and Anarchy: The Work of Art and the Religion of Capitalism (trans. Adam Kotsko)
Alejandro Zambra, Not to Read (trans. Megan McDowell)
Thomas Bernhard, The Loser (trans. Jack Dawson)
Jon Fosse, An Angel Walks Through the Stage and Other Essays (trans. May-Brit Akerholt)
Keith Gessen, A Terrible Country
Mircea Cărtărescu, Nostalgia (t. Julian Semilian)