- A Peek at Famous Readers’ Borrowing Records From a Private New York Library [ATLAS OBSCURA]
- The Epic, Neglected Vision of Joan Murray [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- ‘The Anthology of Amazing Women’ Illustrates the Achievements of Inspiring Trailblazers [FLAVORWIRE]
American poet Edwin Arlington Robinson was born on 22 December 1869:
“Friends: people who borrow my books and set wet glasses on them.”–Edwin Arlington Robinson
“Never keep a poem waiting; it might be a really good one, and if you don’t get it down, it’s lost.”–Ruth Stone
A few months back there was a Black Mountain College exhibition at the Wexner Center for the Arts. I bought this pennant from their gift shop on Wednesday (50% off!).
- Joanne Kyger (1934-2017) (THE ALLEN GINSBERG PROJECT)
I’m sharing this (again?), because W. B. Yeats is on my mind today.
Thomas Lux, 1946-2017 [THE PARIS REVIEW]
It is from 1914, when she was on the cusp of every possibility:
What is on your reading list, as the days become darker and shorter? Do your habits change as the weather turns cold? I’ve been way too busy this month to do much reading, and I’m not going to be able to slow down between now and the new year.
Since 1st December, I’ve finished:
- Labor and Freedom by Eugene V. Debs
I’m currently reading:
- e. e. cummings: A Life by Susan Cheever
- Anarchism and Other Essays by Emma Goldman
- Beautiful Boredom: Idleness and Feminine Self-Realization in the Victorian Novel by Lee Anna Maynard
Which book on your list do you most look forward to reading, and why?
Please share with me in the comments!