Books Acquired Recently: Holiday Gift Edition

I received a number of books as holiday gifts. They encompass many of my usual interests: queerness, Latinidad, poetry (especially haiku), tarot, and memoir. I’m glad I still have a month of break left in which to read them! Christmas, Jillian. The Gospel of Breaking. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2020. Epstein, Robert. Pandemic Haiku: LivingContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Holiday Gift Edition”

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Books Acquired Recently

Baker Swann, Julia. The Moon is Always Whole. Telford, PA: DreamSeeker Books, 2020. Baker Swann is a Mennonite writer whom I have gotten to know via several Mennonite writing events over the past few years. I am very excited that her first poetry collection has just been published. Smith, Zadie. Intimations: Six Essays. New York:Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently

Serano, Julia. 99 Erics: A Kat Cataclysm Faux Novel. Oakland: Switch Hitter Press, 2020. I enjoy Serano’s nonfiction and decided to buy her new novel about a bisexual protagonist when I heard about it on social media. I was able to order a signed copy directly from her website. Vatsyayana. Kama Sutra. Translated by A.N.D.Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently

Elgin, Suzette Haden. Native Tongue. 1984. New York: Feminist Press, 2019. I recently read about this feminist novel in Amanda Montell’s book Wordslut and it sounded fascinating, so I decided to order it. I read it as soon as it arrived and enjoyed it. Hernández, Robb. Archiving an Epidemic: Art, AIDS, and the Queer ChicanxContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently

Knisley, Lucy. An Age of License: A Travelogue. Seattle: Fantagraphics Books, 2014. I frequently teach Knisely’s book Relish: My Life in the Kitchen, and decided to check out some of her other work. I settled on An Age of License because I miss traveling. Pashley, Jennifer. The Watcher. New York: Crooked Lane Books, 2020. IContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”