Poet, translator, editor, and human teddy bear Paul Legault sends his soon-to-be-read volumes in this lovely still-life (with fern and Pinche Trump buttons).
El libro de Frank, CAConrad (trans. Jacob Steinberg); Pájaro del trueno, Dorothea Lasky (trans. Valeria Meiller); Cœur de lion, Ariana Reines (trans.Cecilia Pavón); Buck Studies, Douglas Kearney; So Sad Today, Melissa Broder; The Wretched of the Earth, Frantz Fanon (trans. Constance Farrington); Manly Health and Training—To Teach the Science of a Sacred and Beautiful Body, Walt Whitman; The Refugees, Viet Thanh Nguyen; Difficult Women, Roxane Gay; Empty Chairs, Liu Xia; By Any Means Necessary: The Trials and Tribulations of the Making of Malcolm X…, Spike Lee; S O S: Poems 1961-2013, Amiri Baraka; Interlock, Patricia Lowe; The White Review, No. 19; Troubling the Line: Trans & Genderqueer Poetry & Poetics, eds. TC Tolbert and Tim Trace Peterson.
Onto this happy mess. I take the ray of light on the right as a sign from the powers I’m doing good things with my shelf. The stars denote new titles. Yup, yup give me all the books.
Conference of the Birds, Farid Ud-din Attar; The Blue and Brown Books, Wittgenstein; The Prophet, Khalil Gibran; The Abridged History of Rainfall, Jay Hopler; The Secret Room, Kazim Ali (in-progress); Of Mongrelitude, Julian Talamantez Brolaski; Names of the Lion, Ibn Khälawayh; What Is Poetry? (Just kidding, I know you know…), Ed. Anselm Berrigan; The Others, Matthew Rohrer; Core Samples from the World, Forrest Gander; *Testify, Douglas Manuel; *The Intended Dictionary, Kate Partridge; *Medea, Catherine Theis; *Ongoingness: The End of a Diary, Sarah Manguso, My Private Property, Mary Ruefle; *Swallow the Fish, Gabrielle Civil; *Sans, G.L. Ford; *What We Saw from This Mountain, Vladimir Aristov; *Modern Love, Constance DeJong, *With the River on Our Face, Emmy Pérez; *So What So That, Marjorie Welish; *The Pages of Day and Night, Adonis (trans. Samuel Hazo); *After We All Died, Allison Cobb; *Blood Memory, Colleen J. McElroy; *The Performance of Becoming Human, Daniel Borzutzky; *The Big Book of Exit Strategies, Jamaal May; *The Hermit, Lucy Ives; *The Living Method, Sarah Nicholson; *They and We Will Get into Trouble for This, Anna Moschovakis; *The End of Pink, Kathryn Nuernberger; *World of Made and Unmade, Jane Mead; *There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce, Morgan Parker; *Guns, Germs, and Steel, Jared Diamond; *bone, Yrsa Daley-Ward; *The Little Book of Life Hacks, Yumi Sakugawa; *Tula, Chris Santiago; *Scarecrow, Robert Fernandez; *Songs from a Mountain, Amanda Nadelberg; *Pomegranate Eater, Amaranth Borsuk; *A Manual for Nothing, Jessica Anne; *Uncountry: A Mythology, Yanara Friedland; *Mouths, Claire Marie Stancek; *Bone Confetti, Muriel Leung