(Long) Weekend Reading

What are you enjoying over the long weekend? Here’s mine:

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I’m combining nostalgia, holiday themes, and visiting earlier financially-troubled times by reading an older book,Betty Smith’s “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn”. What a marvelous book.

The Lazarus Project by Hemon
Best Essays of 2007
Crazy from the Heat by Lee Roth
Patty’s Got a Gun by Graebner

Anathem by Neal Stephenson…still.

Not that it’s a long weekend here in Canada but…A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens.

Christopher Middleton essays, The Pursuit of the Kingfisher
Mark Harman’s new translation of Kafka’s Amerika

THE SURRENDER

The Surrender is Scott Esposito’s “collection of facts” concerning his lifelong desire to be a woman.


LADY CHATTERLEY'S BROTHER

Two long essays of 10,000 words each on sex in—and out of—literature . . .

The first essay dives in to Nicholson Baker’s “sex trilogy,” explaining just what Baker is up to here and why these books ultimately fail to be as sexy as Baker might wish.

From there the book moves on to the second essay, which explains just why Spaniard Javier Marías does right what Baker does wrong . . .


THE LATIN AMERICAN MIXTAPE

5 essays. 2 interviews.

All in all, over 25,000 words of Latin American literary goodness.

3 never-before-published essays, including “The Digression”—a 4,000-word piece on the most important digression in César Aira’s career.

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