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Reading List 11 of 2015

October 5, 2015

Covers the period from 9.29.15 through 10.5.15  


I own 4 of these books. Baltimore County Public Library system supplied 8 of the books and movies; libraries in other parts of Maryland, via Inter-Library Loan, supplied the other 12.


Research ~ Poetry ~ Poets of color:

  • Blue Notes: Essays, Interviews, and Commentaries (Poets on Poetry series) by Yusef Komunyakaa
  • Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Eel on Reef by Uche Nduka
  • Kingdom Animalia by Aracelis Girmay
  • The New Black: Poems by Evie Shockley
  • Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth by Warsan Shire


Research ~ Poetry ~ Science & Natural History:

  • First Hand: Poems by Linda Bierds
  • Overheard in a Bubble Chamber and other sciencepoems by Lillian Morrison
  • Can Poetry Save the Earth?: A Field Guide to Nature Poems, selected by John Felstiner
  • Holding Your Eight Hands: An Anthology of Science Fiction Verse, edited by Edward Lucie-Smith {partially read}
  • Imagination’s Other Place: Poems of Science and Mathematics, compiled by Helen Plotz
  • Songs from Unsung Worlds: Science in Poetry, edited by Bonnie Bilyeu Gordon
  • The Tree that Time Built, [poems] selected by Mary Ann Hoberman & Linda Winston


Research ~ Science Writing:

  • The Best Science Writing Online 2012, guest edited by Jennifer Ouellette {partially read}



  • Best New Poets 2014, guest edited by Dorianne Laux
  • Long Life: Essays and Other Writings by Mary Oliver
  • Swan: Poems and Prose Poems by Mary Oliver
  • Tonight No Poetry Will Serve: Poems, 2007–2010 by Adrienne Rich



  • Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, directed by Bharat Nalluri
  • Philomena, directed by Stephen Frears
  • Quartet, directed by Dustin Hoffman



  • Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day by Winifred Watson
  • [SFF] Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho {partially read}



  • Cognitive Cooking with Chef Watson: Recipes for Innovation from IBM & the Institute of Culinary Education



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