Books Acquired Recently

Binnie, Imogen. Nevada. 2013. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2022. This classic trans novel, which is one of my favorite books, has been out of print since its original publisher, Topside Press, closed in 2017. Happily, FSG has just put it back in print. Interestingly, the listed retail price on the original Topside printingContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently: Dodie Bellamy Edition

My newfound obsession with Dodie Bellamy’s work continues! These three books are the latest additions to my collection of her work. Bellamy, Dodie. Cunt-Ups. 2001. New York: Tender Buttons Press, 2018. —. Cunt Norton. Los Angeles: Les Figues Press, 2013. Bellamy, Dodie, and Kevin Killian, eds. Writers Who Love Too Much: New Narrative 1977-1997. NewContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Dodie Bellamy Edition”

Books Acquired Recently: Mostly AWP Edition

This past week I attended the 2022 Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) annual conference. Here’s what I got at the book fair: Allende, Carlos. Coffee, Shopping, Murder, Love. Pasadena, CA: Red Hen Press, 2022. This novel has a fantastic title and came with a free t-shirt, so I bought it. I was ableContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Mostly AWP Edition”

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”

Books Acquired Recently

Bellamy, Dodie. The TV Sutras. Brooklyn: Ugly Duckling Presse, 2014. My newfound obsession with Bellamy continues! Nunez, Sigrid. What Are You Going Through. New York: Riverhead Books, 2020. Nunez is teaching at Hunter this semester and is giving a reading tomorrow night. I decided to buy her most recent novel in preparation for the reading.Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently: Queer Edition

Bellamy, Dodie. Bee Reaved. South Pasadena, CA: Semiotext(e), 2021. Bellamy’s latest book is the latest acquisition in my ongoing newfound obsession with her work. I was able to get a signed copy from the Strand. Tea, Michelle. The Passionate Mistakes and Intricate Corruption of One Girl in America. 1998. Los Angeles: Semiotext(e), 2007. I loveContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Queer Edition”

Books Acquired Recently

I chose to cancel my plans to attend the 2022 Modern Language Association (MLA) convention due to the recent COVID surge, which meant that I was also not able to attend the book fair. So I went to the Strand yesterday instead. I’ve also had a few of my textbooks for the forthcoming semester arrive.Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently: Post-Holiday Edition

I received some money as a holiday gift, and of course immediately used some of it to buy books! Bellamy, Dodie. Academonia. San Francisco: Krupskaya, 2006. I read Bellamy’s When the Sick Rule the World last week and loved it, so I decided to seek out more of her essays. When I went online toContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Post-Holiday Edition”

Books Acquired Recently

Bellamy, Dodie. When the Sick Rule the World. South Pasadena, CA: Semiotext(e), 2015. Kapil, Bhanu. Schizophrene. Callicoon, NY: Nightboat Books, 2011. Patel, Shailja. Migritude. New York: Kaya Press, 2010. I made all three of these book purchases after a stellar last class of the semester earlier this week. In the case of Patel, we readContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”