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Reading List 2 of 2015

March 21, 2015

Covers the period from 2.9.15 through 3.21.15

I own just 5 of these books*. Baltimore County Public Library system supplied 14 books; public libraries in other parts of Maryland, via Inter-Library Loan, supplied 15 more books.


Research ~ Lithuanian Literature and Culture:

  • Baltic Literature: A Survey of Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian Literatures by Aleksis Rubulis
  • Form and Content: Photographs by Algimantas Kezys
  • Dance and Be Merry: 31 Folk Dances with Variations Representing 17 Nations, Volume 1, by Finadar Beliajus
  • Dance and Be Merry: Volume 2, by Finadar Beliajus
  • Lithuania Through the Wall: Diary of a 10-Day Visit to My Native Land by Algimantas Kezys
  • [poetry] The Forest of Anykščiai by Antanas Baranauskas, translated by Nadas Rastenis
  • [poetry] Winter Dialogue by Tomas Venclova


Poetry & Literature:

  • Distant Neighbors: The Selected Letters of Wendell Berry & Gary Snyder {partially read}
  • *Lorine Niedecker: A Poet’s Life by Margot Peters
  • Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit {partially read}
  • *[poetry] The Best of Vine Leaves Literary Journal: 2014, edited by Jessica Bell
  • [poetry] The Conference of the Birds by Peter Sis
  • The Republic of Imagination: America in 3 Books by Azar Nafisi


Art ~ Pottery:

  • Ceramics for Beginners: Surfaces, Glazes, and Firing by Angelica Pozo
  • Functional Pottery: Form and Aesthetic in Pots of Purpose by Robin Hopper
  • Handbuilt Pottery Techniques Revealed by Jacqui Atkin
  • Handmade Tiles: Designing, Making, Decorating by Frank Giorgini
  • Pottery: A Life, A Lifetime by Mel Jacobson
  • Southwestern Pottery: Anasazi to Zuni by Allan Hayes
  • Soulwork of Clay: A Hands-on Approach to Spirituality by Marjory Zoet Bankson
  • The Mad Potter: George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius by Jan Greenberg



  • [SFF] Ascension: A Tangled Axon Novel by Jacqueline Koyanagi
  • *[SFF] Stranger by Sherwood Smith and Rachel Manija Brown
  • [SFF] The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic by Emily Croy Barker
  • All Fall Down: A Novel by Jennifer Weiner
  • Longbourn by Jo Baker
  • Tell the Wolves I’m Home: A Novel by Carol Rifka Brunt
  • *The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery, translated by Alison Anderson



  • Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: The Untold Story by Barbara Leaming
  • Streisand: In the Camera Eye by James Spada



  • Honoring the Self by Nathaniel Branden
  • Movers, Dreamers, and Risk-Takers: Unlocking the Power of ADHD by Kevin Roberts {partially read}



  • The Shaman Within by Claude Poncelet {partially read}
  • *Walkers between the Worlds: The Western Mysteries from Shaman to Magus by Caitlin and John Matthews {still reading}



  • Smartcuts: How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success by Shane Snow {partially read}
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