Books Acquired Recently: Wedding Edition

My partner and I got married on Friday, and did some shopping at local bookstores with some money we received as a gift to celebrate. Clerc’s, Mandel’s, and Nelson’s books were bought at Little City Books in Hoboken, New Jersey, and the others were bought at the Strand in Manhattan. Baker, Nicholson. Baseless: My SearchContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Wedding Edition”

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Books Acquired Recently: Queer Edition

Delany, Samuel R. The American Shore: Meditations on a Tale of Science Fiction by Thomas M. Disch–“Angouleme”. 1978. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2014. —. The Tragedy of Ophelia: Two Essays. N.p.: Samuel R. Delany, 2021. These are the only two of Delany’s nearly fifty books that I did not own until now. I decidedContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Queer Edition”

Writing Activity, April 2021

One of my 2021 goals is to keep a list of my writing activity for each month. I do so partly as a form of encouragement for myself–to show that I am still able to do some writing despite the energy-sucking terrors of the pandemic–and partly as an archive that I can look back onContinue reading “Writing Activity, April 2021”

Books Acquired Recently: All Queer Edition

Two books that I’ve been eagerly anticipating, Melissa Broder’s new novel (her previous novel, The Pisces, is one of the most amazing novels I’ve ever read) and R.O. Kwon and Garth Greenwell’s anthology of kinky short stories, came out this week, and my copies have arrived. I also recently ordered Carley Moore’s YA novel becauseContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: All Queer Edition”

Books Acquired Recently

Cuadros, Gil. City of God. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1994. I recently read about this book dealing with the AIDS epidemic and decided to buy it because of its use of multiple genres. Hancock, Ange-Marie. Intersectionality: An Intellectual History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. Intersectionality is an important concept in my current writingContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently: Mostly 2019 Edition

Hemmings, Clare. Bisexual Spaces: A Geography of Sexuality and Gender. New York: Routledge, 2002. I recently came across a citation of this book and decided to buy it despite its age because I am bisexual and because my research is concerned with space. With the exception of Moore’s book, which I bought directly from theContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Mostly 2019 Edition”