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Reading List 2 of 2017

February 14, 2017

Covers the period from 2.1.2017 through 2.13.17

I saw 2 movies on my laptop; 1 on Netflix. Baltimore County Public Library system supplied 4 of the books and movies; libraries in other parts of Maryland, via Inter-Library Loan, supplied the other 25.



  1. Appalachian Elegy by bell hooks
  2. Arrivals by David Mason
  3. Before the War: Poems as They Happened by Lawson Fusao Inada
  4. A Bird in the Bush by David Mason Heminway [1961]
  5. The Bird’s Wing: Poems of young Marylanders, edited by Carol Faulkner Peck [1977]
  6. Considerations of Earth and Sky by Temple Cone
  7. Count the Waves by Sandra Beasley
  8. How to Cross a Pond: Poems about Water by Marilyn Singer
  9. Incorrect Merciful Impulses by Camille Rankine
  10. New & Selected Poems by Ron Rash
  11. Persistence: Poems of Warren, Maryland by Ann Eichler Kolakowski
  12. Waltzing on Water: Poetry by Women, edited by Norma Fox Mazer and Marjorie Lewis



  1. Articulate While Black: Barack Obama, Language, and Race in the U.S. by H. Samy Alim and Geneva Smitherman
  2. Biting the Wax Tadpole by Elizabeth Little
  3. Performing the Word: African-American Poetry as Vernacular Culture by Fahamisha Patricia Brown
  4. The Social Art: Language and Its Uses by Ronald K. Macaulay
  5. Word Play: What Happens When People Talk by Peter Farb [1981]
  6. Words on the Move by John McWhorter



  1. Eyewitness ~ Pond & River, dir. Leanne Pooley
  2. The Fargo Project by Jackie Brookner
  3. Finding Dory, dir. Andrew Stanton and Angus MacLane
  4. Jackie Brookner 9-29-15 by Lenore Malen


Information Design & Illustration:

  1. Color for Painters: A Guide to Traditions and Practice by Al Gury
  2. Dear Data by Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec


First Nations:

  1. The Creator’s Game: A Story of Baaga’adowe / Lacrosse by Art Coulson [[Anishinaabe]]
  2. Dreaming in Indian: Contemporary Native American Voices, edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Beth Leatherdale
  3. Harper’s Anthology of 20th Century Native American Poetry, edited by Duane Niatum
  4. Winged Words: American Indian Writers Speak by Laura Coltelli



  1. [SFF] The Galaxy Game by Karen Lord
  2. Face to Face: Women Writers on Faith, Mysticism, and Awakening, edited by Linda Hogan and Brenda Peterson
  3. Island of Bones: Essays by Joy Castro
  4. Un-American: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans during WW2 by Richard Cahan and Michael Williams




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