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Reading List 9 of 2018

September 4, 2018

Covers the period from 8.4.2018 through 9.3.18


I own 6 of these items. I watched 8 items in the cinema/on Netflix/Amazon/HBO/YouTube/ Vimeo. I read 1 online fanfiction. Baltimore County Public Library system supplied 12 of the books and movies. Libraries outside of Baltimore County, via Inter-Library Loan, supplied the other 16 items.






Maryland & marshes:


  1. Between Land and Sea: The Great Marsh by Dorothy Kerper Monnelly [Massachusetts]
  2. The Darkroom: Iconic Photographs from 7 Baltimore Sun Photographers
  3. The Great Marsh by David W. Harp [Eastern Shore, Md.]
  4. The Mid-Atlantic States of America: People, Politics, and Power by Neal R. Peirce, et al. {chapter on Maryland only}
  5. The Nanticoke: Portrait of a Chesapeake River by David W. Harp and Tom Horton
  6. Sonnets of the Chesapeake: Poems by James Walter Peirce





  1. The ABCs of Autism Acceptance by Max Sparrow {author is autistic}
  2. No You Don’t: Essays from an Unstrange Mind by Max Sparrow
  3. The Adult Learner, 6th edition, by Malcolm S. Knowles
  4. America’s Greatest Library: An Illustrated History of the Library of Congress by John Y. Cole
  5. Technologies of the Self: A Seminar with Michel Foucault, edited by Luther H. Martin, et al.
  6. [Fiction] A Duke by Default by Alyssa Cole {heroine has ADHD}
  7. [Memoir] Confessions of a Prairie Bitch by Alison Arngrim






  1. Bend It Like Beckham, directed by Gurinder Chadha
  2. The Circle, directed by James Ponsoldt
  3. Crazy Rich Asians, directed by Jon M. Chu
  4. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, directed by Mike Newell
  5. Hannah Gadsby: Nanette
  6. Leading Lady Parts, written & directed by Jessica Swale
  7. Love, Simon, directed by Greg Berlanti
  8. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, written & directed by Ol Parker
  9. Me & Orson Welles, directed by Richard Linklater
  10. Miss Sloane, directed by John Madden
  11. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, directed by Susan Johnson
  12. Won’t You Be My Neighbor? [Mister Rogers], written & directed by Morgan Neville





  1. Arts of the Possible: Essays and Conversations by Adrienne Rich
  2. Discussions of Poetry: Rhythm and Sound, edited by George Hemphill [1961]
  3. The Material of Poetry: Sketches for a Philosophical Poetics by Gerald L. Bruns


Poetry ~ collections:


  1. Coming of Age: New & Selected Poems by Babette Deutsch [1959]
  2. Prefabrications by Josephine Miles
  3. It Seems Like a Mighty Long Time by Angela Jackson



Poetry ~ journals:


  1. The Hopkins Review, Summer 2018 [birthday gift from Spouse]
  2. Pen-In-Hand, January 2018
  3. Poetry, September 2018


American Cultures:


  1. Al’ America: Travels through America’s Arab and Islamic Roots by Jonathan Curiel
  2. The Iroquois and Their History by Genevieve St. Lawrence
  3. Native American Confederacies by Anna Carew-Miller




  1. An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon* {MC is nonbinary & autistic; TW: grimdark}
  2. Banner of the Damned by Sherwood Smith
  3. Horizon: Sharing Knife 4 by Lois McMaster Bujold
  4. The Wanderers by Meg Howrey
  5. [Harry Potter AU] Oh God Not Again! by Sarah1281
  6. [TV] Stranger Things, season 1



*Author, who is also autistic, clarified to me that they identify: “as nonbinary, agender, and also a woman. It’s weird.”

That’s so cool!!

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