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Reading List 13 of 2017

December 26, 2017

Covers the period from 11.6.2017 through 12.26.17

 

{break from reading books: 11.20.17 – 12.7.17}

 

I/we own 5 of these items. I watched 7 items in the cinema/on Netflix/Amazon/HBO/ YouTube/podcast. Baltimore County Public Library system supplied 5 of the books and movies; libraries in other parts of Maryland, via Inter-Library Loan, supplied the other 24.

 

Art:

  1. American Quilts: The Democratic Art, 1780–2007 by Robert Shaw
  2. The Fauves by Nathalia Brodskaïa
  3. The Fauves: The Reign of Colour by Jean-Louis Ferrier
  4. In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage by Alan Schroeder, illustrated by JaeMe Bereal
  5. Kandinsky by the Guggenheim Museum
  6. Performance: Live Art since the ‘60s by RoseLee Goldberg
  7. [podcast] Terry Gross interview of Greta Gerwig

 

Films:

  1. Frozen, directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee
  2. Guardians of the Galaxy 2, directed by James Gunn
  3. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, directed by David Yates
  4. Kedi [street cats of Istanbul], directed by Ceyda Torun
  5. Lady Bird, directed & written by Greta Gerwig
  6. Princess Cyd, directed & written by Stephen Cone
  7. Shakespeare in Love, directed by John Madden
  8. Star Wars 8, directed & written by Rian Johnson
  9. A United Kingdom, directed by Amma Asante
  10. [TV] The Crown, season1

 

SFF:

  1. Juniper, Gentian, & Rosemary by Pamela Dean
  2. Kingfisher by Patricia McKillip
  3. Sassafras, Cypress & Indigo by Ntozake Shange
  4. Strange Practice: A Dr. Greta Helsing Novel by Vivian Shaw
  5. Where the Stars Rise: Asian SF&F, edited by Lucas K. Law and Derwin Mak
  6. Yesterday’s Kin by Nancy Kress

 

Poetry:

  1. The Bat-Poet by Randall Jarrell, illustrated by Maurice Sendak
  2. Camino del Sol: 15 Years of Latina and Latino Writing, ed. Rigoberto González
  3. Poems by Joan Murray 1917–1942, edited by Grant Code [1947]
  4. We Troubled the Waters: Poems by Ntozake Shange

 

Writing & Creativity:

  1. From Where You Dream: The Process of Writing Fiction by Robert Olen Butler
  2. Improv Nation: How We Made a Great American Art by Sam Wasson
  3. Minding the Muse: A Handbook for Painters, Composers, Writers, and Other Creators by Priscilla Long
  4. The Secret Miracle: The Novelist’s Handbook, edited by Daniel Alarcón

 

Memoir & Biography:

  1. Freak Out! My Life with Frank Zappa by Pauline Butcher
  2. Head Case: My Brain and Other Wonders by Cole Cohen
  3. Inside the Halo and Beyond: The Anatomy of a Recovery by Maxine Kumin
  4. Life Detonated: The True Story of a Widow and a Hijacker by Kathleen Murray Moran
  5. Molly’s Game by Molly Bloom

 

Miscellaneous:

  1. All About Dreams by Gayle Delaney, Ph.D.
  2. Faking It by Jennifer Crusie
  3. Iconoclast by Gregory Berns, M.D., Ph.D.
  4. Mission to Pluto: The First Visit to an Ice Dwarf and the Kuiper Belt by Mary Kay Carson
  5. …Super Safe Living [for Autistic Women] by Robyn Steward

 

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