Books Acquired Recently: PM Press Edition

I’m a subscriber to PM Press’s Friends of PM program, which sends subscribers several books each month for a flat fee of $30.00. This month’s books arrived yesterday. Bonzo, N.O. Off with Their Heads: An Antifascist Coloring Book for Adults of All Ages. Oakland: PM Press, 2020. I’m not into coloring, but this book hasContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: PM Press Edition”

Books Acquired Recently: Mostly PM Press Edition

As I mentioned in a recent post, I subscribe to PM Press’s monthly book program. I just got my box for June in the mail today (it came a little late because they were waiting on a t-shirt for subscribers that was delayed at the printer due to the pandemic). Brecher, Jeremy. Save the Humans?Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Mostly PM Press Edition”

Books Acquired Recently: Tarot Edition

Pollack, Rachel. Rachel Pollack’s Tarot Wisdom: Spiritual Teachings and Deeper Meanings. Woodbury, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 2008. I read Pollack’s classic Seventy-Eight Degrees of Wisdom last week and profoundly enjoyed it, so I decided to get another one of her books. Robinson, Dawn G. Pamela Colman Smith, Tarot Artist: The Pious Pixie. Stroud, UK: Fonthill Media,Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Tarot Edition”

Books Acquired Recently: New York School Edition

Ashbery, John. Girls on the Run: A Poem. 1999. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000. Girls on the Run is a poem about the “outsider artist” Henry Darger, who is a figure I have been fascinated by for the past decade or so. I enjoy Ashbery’s work in general, but have read less thanContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: New York School Edition”

Books Acquired Recently

Bennett, Jane. Influx and Efflux: Writing Up with Walt Whitman. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2020. I received a promotional email for this book and ordered it because I love Whitman and the book sounded fascinating. The publisher labels it as “Political Theory” on the back cover, but the Library of Congress subject headings allContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently

Acevedo, Elizabeth. With the Fire on High. New York: HarperTeen, 2019. I recently tore through Acevedo’s novel The Poet X, which is a fantastic book. I want to read more of her work, and I decided With the Fire on High would be the piece I read next because food is a major theme inContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Sabbatical Productivity: June

I am on sabbatical until August and have been keeping a list in my journal of the academic activities I engage in. This practice is partly for myself, so that I make sure I am using the time productively, and partly for my institution, which requires me to write a report about the sabbatical onceContinue reading “Sabbatical Productivity: June”