WHAT I’M READING
McCarthy, Tom. Satin island: Knopf, 2015 (March)
Cusk, Rachel. Outline. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014 (March)
Carey, Peter. Amnesia. Alfred A. Knopf, 2015 (Feb.)
Fey, Tina. Bossypants. Reagan Arthur / Little, Brown, 2013 (Feb.)
Carkeet, David. Double negative. Overlook press, 2010 (c. 1980) (Feb.)
Modiano, Patrick. Dans le cafe de la jeunesse perdu & l'herve des nuits (in Hebrew) (Feb.)
Oz, Amos. Judas. Keter, 2014 (in Hebrew) (Jan.)
Ferrante, Elena. My brilliant friend. Europa, 2012 (Jan.)
Barbash, Benny. Life in fify minutes, Miskal-Yedioth Ahronoth (in Hebrew) (Dec.)
Hesse, Hermann and Mann, , Thomas. The Hesse/Mann letters 1910-1055. Harper&Rom 1975 (Dec.)
Jin, Ha. A map of betrayal. Pantheon, 2014 (Nov.)
Linur, Irit. Mrs. Varburg. Achuzat Bayit, 2014 (in Hebrew) (Nov.)
Chandra, Vikram. Geek sublime: The beauty of code, the code of beauty. Greywolf, 2014 (Oct.)
Carson, Anne. The Albertine workout. New Directions, 2014. (Oct.)
Lew, Alan. This is real and you are completely unprepared. Little, Brown, 2003 (Sept.)
Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi. Americanah. Anchor, 2014 (Aug.)
Schuyler, Nina. The translator. Pegasus, 2013 (Aug.)
Boianjiu, Shani. The People of Forever Are Not Afraid, Hogarth, 2013 (July)
Tanizaki, Junichiro. In praise of shadows. Asia 2013 (c. 1933) (in Hebrew) (July)
Ibsen, Henrik. The wild duck. Dover, 2000 (c. 1884). (July)
Yourcenar, Marguerite. Memoirs of Hadrian. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1991 (c. 1934). (June)
Askildsen, Kjell. A great deserted landscape: Stories. Zikit, 2014 (c. 1991) (in Hebrew) (May)
Ka-Tzetnik 135633. Shivitti. Gateways 1998 (c. 1987). (May)
Zweig, Stefen. The post office girl. New York Review Books Classics, 2008 (May)
Tarett, Donna. The goldfinch. Little, Brown & Co., 2013 (May).
Bechdel, Alison. Are you my mother? Mariner Books, 2012 (April).
Shalev, Meir. My Russian grandmother and her American vacuum cleaner. Am Oved, 1999 [in Hebrew] (April).
Tartt, Donna. The secret history. Vintage, 1992. (April).
Shavit, Ari. My promised land: The triumph and tragedy of Israel. Spiegel & Grau, 2013 (April).
Andersen, Heather. I never intended to be brave: A woman’s bicycle journey through Southern Africa. Mag Mile Books, 2011 (March)
Roth, Henry. Call it sleep. Farrar, Straus, (c) 1934 (March)
Echenoz, Jean. 1914: A novel. The New Press, 2012 (Feb.)
Healy, Thomas. The great dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes changes his mind and ..Metropolitan Books, 2013 (Feb.)
I love poetry and I read and re-read poems frequently.
Some of my most treasured poets include:
David Budbill, Constantine Cavafy, Zbigniew Herbert, Jose Hierro, Yitzhak Laor, Federico Garcia Lorca, Israel Pincas, Wistawa Szymborska
Appalachian Mountain Club
Freedom to Read Foundation
Southern Poverty Law Center
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