My emphasis. A great book list. Also a blog worth following. dg
An inventory of every book on my desk, in three stacks and one upright row, on the night of September 14, 2012.
Three Critics of the Enlightenment. Dialectic of Enlightenment. Where Tigers are at Home. Middle C. ‘Pataphysics. The Bird that Swallowed its Cage. Forests. Herakleitos and Diogenes. From Berlin to Jerusalem. Alien Phenomenology, or What It’s Like to Be a Thing. Both Flesh and Not. River of Shadows. The Beauty and the Sorrow. Proust. Thinking of Others. Attack of the Copula Spiders. The Romantic Revolution. Religio Medici and Urne-Buriall. Notes on the Poetry of Pierre Reverdy. Satantango.
Evasions. Jozef Czapski: A Life in Translation. In the Thick of Things. Days Bygone. When the Pie Was Opened.
Space and Place. Eccentric Spaces. The Midnight. My Emily Dickinson. American Poetry Since 1950. The Poems of Octavio Paz. The Book to Come. Potentialities. Inferno (trans. Mary Jo Bang). The Road to Xanadu. Wonderful Investigations. Spell. Nota. Complete Travels. Swallows. December. Kornel Esti. The Castle. Soul of Wood. Madness, Rack, and Honey. The Devil in the Flesh. Futility. Biogea. Two Lessons on Animal and Man. Fanfarlo. Shklovsky: Witness to an Era.
Traveler of the Century. The Apology and Last Days. Maidenhair. The Future is Not Ours. Almost Never. The Cardboard House. Dublinesque. Agua Viva. Near to the Wild Heart. A Breath of Life. The Passion According to G.H. The Lute and the Scars. Psalm 44. The Attic. Ariadne in the Grotesque Labyrinth. Replacement. The Siege in the Room. Awakening to the Great Sleep War. Silences, or a Woman’s Life. Self-Control. Blindly. Atlas. The Miracle Cures of Dr. Aira. The Bridegroom Was a Dog. Places of My Infancy. The Man Who Walked Through Walls.