a list of every book i've read since

aug. 16, 2017


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dates indicate when i finished them
this list includes chapbooks, zines, etc.

2017

*Multiple Choice by Alejandro Zambra (Aug. 21)
*Sad Girl Poems by C. Soto (Aug. 27)
*Self as Other: Reflections on Self-Care by CrimeThinc. (Oct. 6)
*Man Seeking Woman by Simon Rich (Oct. 12)
*Another Bullshit Night in Suck City by Nick Flynn (Oct. 16)
*The Autobiography of Red by Anne Carson (Oct. 29)
*Deep Lane by Mark Doty (Nov. 8)
*Mother Love by Rita Dove (Nov. 20)
*We Are Okay by Nina LaCouer (Nov. 26)
*The Unspeakable Girl by Giorgio Agmber and Monica Ferrando (Dec. 2)
*All My Heroes Are Broke by Ariel Francisco (Dec. 17)
*Calling a Wolf a Wolf by Kaveh Akbar (Dec. 17)
*Maybe the Saddest Thing by Marcus Wicker (Dec. 20)
*Rivers of Suggestion by April Richardson (Dec. 28)
*I Hate Everyone But You by Allison Raskin and Gaby Dunn (Dec. 30)

2018

*Harmontown by Miranda Harmon (Jan. 1)
*Red Doc> by Anne Carson (Jan. 7)
*There Should Be Flowers by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza (Jan. 8)
*No Planets Strike by Josh Bell (Jan. 9)
*Vincent by Barbara Stok (Jan. 16)
*Mooncop by Tom Gauld (Jan. 16)
*If Not, Winter: Fragments by Sappho, trans. Anne Carson (Feb. 15)
*Versed by Rae Armantrout (Feb. 18)
*Beastiary by Donika Kelly (Feb. 18)
*Saturn by Simon Jacobs (Feb. 26)
*Witch Wife by Kiki Petrosino (Feb. 28)
*Looking for Alaska by John Green (re-read, May 4)
*Cheap Yellow by Shy Watson (May 7)
*Exit, Pursued by Dalton Day (May 27)
*China Trace by Charles Wright (May 27)
*Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color (June 2)
*69 Love Songs (33 1/3) by LD Beghtol (June 9)
*i'm not even that into astrology by Linnea Brett (June 16)
*Do It: The Compendium by Hans Ulrich Obrist (June 16)
*Some Animals by Ely Shipley (June 21)
*The Drunk Sonnets by Daniel Bailey (re-read, June 23)
*Radiant Action by Matt Hart (June 26)
*Radiant Companion by Matt Hart (June 27)
*Just Kids by Patti Smith (July 5)
*While Standing In Line For Death by CAConrad (July 8)
*In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (33 1/3) by Kim Cooper (July 10)
*Marbles by Ellen Forney (July 12)
*Sexting Ghosts by Joanna C. Valente (July 13)
*Glass, Irony and God by Anne Carson (July 17)
*Casserole by Sara Adams (July 24, mini-chap)
*there are over 100 billion stars in our galaxy by canaan anthony whitston (July 24, mini-chap)
*Maybe I'm The Problem by Naadeyah Haseef (July 25, mini-chap)
*Out of the Shell by Zac Porter (July 25, mini-chap)
*Public Places I've Cried by Alyssa Carabez (July 25, mini-chap)
*My Only Regret is having a Body by Jess R Sutton (July 25, mini-chap)
*Evolving God by M. Stone (July 25, mini-chap)
*Gulag Picture Radio by John Leo (July 25, mini-chap)
*Lonlieness and other wats to split a body by Kanika Lanton (July 25, mini-chap)
*founder by eve kenneally (July 26, mini-chap)
*Outerbridge Shelter by Brett Stuckel (July 26, mini-chap)
*Navy News Service by Jacquelyne Bengfort (July 26, mini-chap)
*Epoch and Olivetti Sing All the Hits by Ashley Naftule (July 26, mini-chap)
*When I Was a Hare Krishna by Lucas Gonzalez (July 26, mini-chap)
*Graphic 2 by Rachelle Toarmino (July 26, mini-chap)
*Manilla Kisses by Polina Riabora (July 27, mini-chap)
*Shock by Shock by Dean Young (re-read, Sept. 3)
*Compass Rose by Arthur Sze (Sept. 25)
*Evolution by Eileen Myles (Oct. 4)
*Dancing in Odessa by Ilya Kaminsky (Oct. 7)
*An Absoluetly Remarkable Thing by Hank Green (Nov. 1)
*Dark Elderberry Branch: Poems by Marina Tavetaeva, trans. Kaminsky and Jean Valentine (Nov. 16)
*What Loss Taught Me by Stephen Furlong (Dec. 21)
*Our Bruises Kept Singing Purple by Malcolm Friend (Dec. 24)

2019

*If You Come Softly by Jacqueline Woodson (Jan. 28)
*Camera Lucida by Roland Barthes (Feb. 21)
*Ohio Violence by Alison Stine (March 19)
*The Sobbing School by Joshua Bennett (April 7)
*Extratransmission by Andrea Abi-Karam (April 18)
*Here by Richard McGuire (April 19)
*Mourning Diary by Roland Barthes (April 24)
*We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria by Wendy Perlman (April 27)
*Poems of Paul Celan: Revised and Expanded, trans. Michael Hamburger (May 1)
*Truman State University by Alex Wennerberg (May 10, mini-chap)
*Faces in the Crowd by Valeria Luiselli (May 12)
*how much of what falls will be left when it gets to the ground? by Carolyn Guinzio (May 13)
*Spooky Action at a Distance by Dalton Day (May 14)
*The Year of Blue Water by Yanyi (May 20)
*Everyone Who Is Dead by Daniel Welch (May 20)
*The Last Thing I'll Ever Write (Part 1) by Adam Lauver (May 22)
*I Don't Write about Race by June Gehringer (May 22)
*New Micro, edited by James Thomas and Robert Sectellaro (May 23)
*Textbook by Amy Krause Rosenthal (May 26)
*i built a boat with all the towels in your closet (and will let you drown) by Leai Penina Wilson (May 28)
*Buffering: Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded by Hannah Hart (May 29)
*Gephyromania by TC Tolbert (May 30)
*The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli (June 3)
*Partly: New and Selected Poems by Rae Armantrout (June 4)
*Hold by Bob Hicok (June 4)
*Deaf Republic by Ilya Kaminsky (June 4)
*Super Late Bloomer: My Early Days in Transition by Julia Kay (June 14)
*Nevada by Imogen Binnie (June 20)
*Girl in a Band by Kim Gordon (June 21)
*Tell Me How It Ends by Valeria Luiselli (June 26)
*How to be a Poet by Guy Mead (July 14, handmade chap)
*My Favorite Things by Maira Kalman (July 14)
*Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein (July 18)
*Universal Harvester by John Darnielle (July 21)
*Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli (July 23)
*Please Send Help by Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin (Aug. 4)
*Nimona by Noelle Stevenson (Aug. 17)
*Dream Journal Volume One by Julian K. Jarboe (Sept. 7, mini-chap)
*If Something Has to Define Me Let It Be the People I Have Given Myself Away To by Caroline Grand-Clement (Sept. 7, mini-chap)
*My Skin Really Means His Need and His Dying by Sara Adams (Sept. 7, mini-chap)
*There Is A Monster by Aidan Aragan (Sept. 7)
*Gephyromania by TC Tolbert (re-read, Sept. 15)
*Keep It Moving: A Sufjan Stevens Fan Zine (Sept. 24)
*How To Do Nothing by Jenny Odell (Sept. 26)
*The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth (Oct. 5)
*49 Venezuelan Novels by Sebastian Castillo (Oct. 16)
*I Will Destroy You by Nick Flynn (Oct. 22)
*Sheets by Brenna Thummler (Oct. 27)
*Dunce by Mary Ruefle (Oct. 27)
*GMorning, GNight! Little Pep Talks by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Oct. 28)
*Father's Day by Matthew Zapruder (Oct. 30)
*Variations on Dawn and Dusk by Dan Beachy-Quick (Nov. 2)
*SoundMachine by Rachel Zucker (Nov. 9)
*Space Invaders by Nona Fernández (Nov. 10)
*Space Struck by Paige Lewis (Nov. 23)
*Moon Crumbs by Shelia Dong (Dec. 5)
*Bury the Lede by Gaby Dunn (Dec. 11)
*The Collected Schizophrenia by Esmé Weijun Wang (Dec. 18)
*Exit West by Mohsin Hamid (Dec. 23? not sure)
*The Crying Book by Heather Christle (Dec. 25)
*Your Healing Is Killing Me by Virginia Grise (Dec. 26)
*Be Recorder by Carmen Giménez Smith (Dec. 26)
*Turtles All The Way Down by John Green (Dec. 29)

2020

*Lunch Poems by Frank O'Hara (Jan. 3)
*while they sleep (under the bed is another country) by Raquel Salas Rivera (Jan. 3)
*Silver Road by Kazim Ali (Jan. 5)
*feeld by Jos Charles (Jan. 7)
*The Paper Camera by Youmna Chilala (Feb. 1)
*Stay Sexy and Don't Get Murdered: The Definitive How-To Guide by Karen Kilgarrif and Georgia Hardstark (Feb. 19)
*Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, and Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughtry (Feb. 29)
*The Fire Never Goes Out by Noelle Stevenson (March 6)
*The Half-Inch Himalayas by Agha Shahid Ali (re-read, March 7)
*Bone-Sculpture by Agha Shahid Ali (March 7)
*Solar Perplexus by Dean Young (March 10)
*If Men, Then by Eliza Griswold (March 15)
*The Space Poet by Samantha Edmonds (March 16)
*Post-Colonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz (March 18)
*All Systems Red by Martha Wells (March 19)
*From Here To Eternity by Caitlin Doughtry (March 21)
*The Sky Contains the Plans by Matthew Rohrer (March 22)
*Eleven "Erotic" Dreams by Mathias Svalina (mini-chap, March 23)
*The Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman (March 25)
*I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara (May 4)
*Fun Home by Alison Bechdel (re-read, May 4)
*Letter for a Future Lover by Ander Monson (May 7)
*A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki (May 24)
*Aug 9-Fog by Kathryn Scanlan (May 24)
*Seed, Star, Song by May Chong (May 26, mini-chap)
*Cybering by D. Arthur (May 26, mini-chap)
*When I was a girl, there were mountains by Blake Hackler (May 27, mini-chap)
*An Extra Doughnut Permantently Lent by Sara Adams (May 28, mini-chap)
*Mother is the Name for God by Judith Kingston (May 29, mini-chap)
*Where the Depths Reach Up by Jess Tanck (May 29, unpublished manuscript)
*Cars on Fire by Mónica Ramón Ríos (May 30)
*Radio Cacophony by Michelle Dove (June 3)
*The Library Book by Susan Orlean (June 9)
*Autobiography of Death by Kim Hyesoon (June 13)
*DMZ Colony by Don Mee Choi (June 15)
*The Shore by Chris Nealon (June 16)
*The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman (June 28)
*The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman (July 1)
*I Love Godzilla 2000 by Giuseppe Manley (July 2, mini-chap)
*You Are An Artist by Sarah Urist Green (July 3)
*Heaven by Emerson Whitney (July 4)
*Cannonball by Kelsey Wroten (July 4)
*We, The Masses by Robyn O'Neil (July 10, exhibit pamphlet)
*A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor by Hank Green (July 14)
*Pizza Girl by Jean Kyoung Fraizer (July 16)
*That Ex by Rachelle Toarmino (July 22)
*Outside the Body There is Something Like Hope by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza (July 23)
*An Ice Cream Truck Stalled at the Bottom of the World by Jon Cone and Rauan Klassnik (July 23)
*Fever Dream by Samanta Scweblin (July 24)
*Exit, Pursued by Dalton Day (re-read, July 25)
*The Last Thing I'll Ever Write (Part One) by Adam Lauver (re-read, July 26)
*The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin (July 29)
*I am not okay with this by Charles Foresman (July 30)
*The Year of Blue Water by Yanyi (re-read, Aug. 1)
*Odes to Lithium by Shira Erlichman (Aug. 2)
*Celestial Night Light by Austin Davis (Aug. 3)
*Underworld Lit by Srikanth Reddy (Aug. 4)
*Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers by Jake Skeets (Aug. 5)
*Teeth Never Sleep by Angel Garcia (Aug. 6)
*Yogaflowers by Marzi Margo (Aug. 7, mini-chap)
*Some Tricks I Was Born Knowing by D.M. Spratley (Aug. 7, mini-chap)
*carnal delights by hannah lamb-vines (Aug. 7, mini-chap)
*1984 by Dan Hoy (Aug. 7, mini-chap)
*Teeth by Justene Dion-Glowa (Aug. 7, mini-chap)
*elsewhen by Kenneth M. Cale (Aug. 7, mini-chap)
*Body of Render by Felicia Zamora (Aug. 8)
*I Don't Trust Skinny People by Ian Martin (Aug. 8, mini-chap)
*Why do we tilt our heads when we smile and other 2:00a.m. anxiety conversations with my fish by Grace Safford (Aug. 8, mini-chap)
*This Is What I Know About Art by Kimberly Drew (Aug. 13)
*The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (Aug. 30)
*This Day In June by Gayle E. Pitman, illustrated by Kristyna Litten (Sept. 6)
*Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation by Duncan Tonatiuh (Sept. 7)
*The Old Guard: Book One: Opening Fire by Leonardo Fernandez and Greg Rucka (Sept. 8)
*Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O’Neill (Sept. 9)
*Squirm by Carl Hiaasen (Sept. 9)
*Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia, illustrated by Gabriel Picolo (Sept. 9)
*The Water Walker by Joanna Robertson (sept. 13, 2020)
*Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill (sept. 13, 2020)
*CLICK, CLACK, MOO Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin, pictures by Betsy Lewin (sept. 16, 2020)
*Dreamers by Yuyi Morales (sept. 16, 2020)
*¡Sí, se puede! / Yes, we can!: Janitor Strike in L.A. (sept. 21, 2020)
*The Librarian of Basra by Jeanette Winters (sept. 23, 2020)
*Weather by Jenny Offil (sept. 25, 2020)
*Julián is a Mermaid by Jessica Love (sept. 28, 2020)
*New Kid by Jerry Craft (oct. 4, 2020)
*Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga (oct. 5, 2020)
*(untitled) by Alex Wennerberg (oct. 10, 2020)
*I've Worn All the Shirts in the Drawer: 64 Days of T-Shirts During COVID-19 by A.j. Michel (oct. 11, 2020)
*Got a Box Full of T-shirts... by A.j. Michel (oct. 11, 2020)
*Six Categories by A.j. Michel (oct. 20, 2020)
*A Reading Year, 2019 by A.j. Michel (oct. 20, 2020)
*Stage Dreams by Melanie Gillman (oct. 21, 2020)
*hidden: a child's story of the Holocaust by Loïc Dauvillier, illustrated by Marc Lizano, color by Greg Salsedo, translated by Alexis Siegel (oct. 22, 2020)
*Grease Bats by Archie Bongiovanni (oct. 23, 2020)

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