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Reading List 2 of 2019

February 25, 2019
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Covers the period from 1.20.2019 through 2.25.19

 

I own 6 of these items. I watched 2 items in the cinema/via streaming. Baltimore County Public Library system supplied 14 of the books and movies. Libraries outside of Baltimore County, via Inter-Library Loan, supplied the other 5 items.

{Women}

 

Poetry:

  1. Dream Work by Mary Oliver
  2. Falling Awake by Alice Oswald
  3. Turning into Dwelling by Christopher Gilbert
  4. Your Enzymes Are Calling the Ancients by Karen Donovan
  5. The Wilds of Poetry by David Hinton // anthology of 15 white dudes, mostly dead, and their ‘ecopoetics’ ~ if I’d realized that, despite my shock at G&R closing, I wouldn’t have bought the book//

 

Films:

  1. Between the Folds, written & directed by Vanessa Gould
  2. Brave, directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman; story by Brenda Chapman
  3. If Beale Street Could Talk, written for the screen & directed by Barry Jenkins

 

Memoir:

  1. Becoming by Michelle Obama {5 stars}
  2. For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics by Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry, Minyon Moore, with Veronica Chambers
  3. The Life of Poetry by Muriel Rukeyser [1949]
  4. How to Be Alone by Lane Moore
  5. On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old by Parker J. Palmer

 

British royalty:

  1. The Crown [season 1], created by Peter Morgan {rewatched, with subtitles}
  2. Harry: Life, Loss, and Love by Katie Nicholl
  3. Matriarch: Queen Mary and the House of Windsor by Anne Edwards [[Queen Mary was Elizabeth II’s paternal grandmother]]
  4. The Queen’s Marriage [Elizabeth II and Prince Philip] by Lady Colin Campbell

 

Television:

  • The Good Place, season 2

 

Fiction:

  1. The Banker’s Wife by Cristina Alger
  2. First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen
  3. Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen
  4. Whiskey & Ribbons by Leesa Cross-Smith
  5. [SFF] Charm: A Wicked Cinderella Tale by Sarah Pinborough
  6. [SFF] The Prey of Gods by Nicky Drayden

 

Miscellaneous:

  1. A Visual Dictionary of Native Communities by Bobbie Kalman
  2. Why We Dream by Alice Robb
  3. Words at the Threshold by Lisa Smartt

 

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