2018 Books Read List

A list of the 119 books I read this past year. Bolded are my favorites.

The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break by Steven Sherrill
Olio by Tyehimba Jess
The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads by Tim Wu
Lady Lazarus Redux by Amanda Earl
Pattern refuses to repeat itself = is divine by Elizabeth Robinson
Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera
( kiln ) by Matthew Johnstone
The Appetites of Tiny Hands: Twentieth Anniversary Edition by Natlee Caple
HEDGE by Alyssa Bridgman
small bed & field guide by Valerie Coulton
New Life by Stephen Collis
The Territory Is Not the Map by Marília Garcia
Chintungo: The Story of Someone Else by Soledad Marambio
Maha Ghosananda: The Buddha of the Battlefield by Santidhammo Bhikkhu
Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair by Sarah Schulman
If the Buddha Dated: A Handbook for Finding Love on a Spiritual Path by Charlotte Kasl
Evening Primrose by Kopano Matlwa
Royals by Cedar Sigo
The Answers by Catherine Lacey
The Sad Songs of Hell by Brent Cunningham
The Hero Auden / ’80s Pink by Stacy Szymaszek
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
While Standing in Line for Death by C.A. Conrad
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Lecture Notes by Deborah Meadows
YEAH NO by Jane Gregory
Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism by Safiya Umoja Noble
No Right on Red by Helen Hajnoczky
rib and instep: honey by Rachel Mindell
Domestica by Sarah Swan
Orlando by Sandra Simonds
Nioque of the Early-Spring by Francis Ponge
Moss & Silver by Jure Detela
Echo in Four Beats by Rita Banerjee
A Box of Crazy Toys: 100 Liquid Landscapes by Peter Dellolio
The City Real & Imagined: Expanded Edition by CA Conrad
The Cosmos by Sean Braune
Coastal Geometries by Martha Reed
tattered sails (after un coup de des) by Derek Beaulieu
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson
Smudgy and Lossy by John Myers
The Collected Poems by Audre Lorde
The Diary of a Teenage Girl: An Account in Words and Pictures by Phoebe Gloeckner
My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1 by Emil Ferris
The Book of Mark by Amanda Earl
Catalogue d’Oiseaux by Aaron Tucker
Defense of the Idol by Omar Cáceres
Glosas for Tired Eyes Volume 2 by Dani Spinosa
From Being Without Substance by Andrew Wessels
Take Out Delivery: Poems and Comics by Paul Siegell
Mary by Vladimir Nabokov
How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence by Michael Pollan
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
The Tao of Raven: An Alaska Native Memoir by Ernestine Hayes
Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli
Sketchtasy by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore
Catapult by Emily Fridlund
The Essential Rumi by Rumi
Dream Anatomy by Michael Sappol
Glimmerglass Girl by Holly Walrath
The Last Mosaic by Elizabeth Cooperman and Thomas Walton
The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It by David Niven
Moon: Letters, Maps, Poems by Jennifer S. Cheng
Looker by Laura Sims
Espesantes by Stuart Ross
ANGELTONGUE / LENGUA DE ÁNGEL by Miguel E. Ortiz Rodríguez
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
Something for Everybody by Anselm Berrigan
The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff
The Doors of Perception & Heaven and Hell by Aldous Huxley
What was the sign you gave (a selection) by Allison Cardon
A Mercy of Signs by Billy Mavreas
Alternative Girders by Phil Hall
The Woman Who Had Two Navels and Tales of the Tropical Gothic by Nick Joaquin
Owning Your Own Shadow: Understanding the Dark Side of the Psyche by Robert A. Johnson
Design Thinking: Understanding How Designers Think and Work by Nigel Cross
Levon Helm by Jason Morris
Letters So That Happiness by Arnaldo Calveyra
PSYCHIC PRIVATES by Kim Vodicka
The Sexiest Man Alive by Amber Nelson
Stitches by David Small
Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
Your Black Friend and Other Strangers by Ben Passmore
Tracks Along the Left Coast: Jaime De Angulo and the Pacific Coast Culture by Andrew Schelling
CONCEALED WEAPONS / ANIMAL SURVIVORS by natalie hanna
Immune to the Sacred by Stephen Brockwell
a Baltic Friday early in grey by Adele Graf
CREDO: An Anthology of Manifestos and Sourcebook for Creative Writing by Rita Banerjee
from the uplands: The Book of the Courel by Uxio Novoneyra
Sinister Queer Agenda by Travis Sharp
Sight Progress by Zhang Er
Ornithology by Kristina Drake
Somewhere the / Shaking by Sarah Cook
These Ghosts / This Compost: An Aubadeclogue by Jake Syersak
Entering Sappho by Sarah Dowling
Timeless American Classic by Jordan Abel
the hack of heaven by Buck Downs
Nervous System by N.W. Lea
Faux Foe by Kevin Martins McPherson Eckhoff
Phantom Equator by Andrew Cantrell
Mother of All by Anna Gurton-Wachter
If by Leonard Schwartz
Chronology by Zahra Patterson
Kill Class by Nomi Stone
In my ear continuously like a stream by Geoffrey Nilson
a a novel 1-20 by Derek Beaulieu
What We Remembered Before the Fire by Amish Trivedi
gravitynipplemilk anthroposcenesters by Tom Prime
Born Out of This by Christine Lowther
Tau & Journey to the End by Philip Lamantia
The Little Book of Passage by Franca Mancinelli
Dissolve by Sherwin Bitsui
Touch Of The Marvelous by Philip Lamantia
Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
Diary by Liliana Ponce
Language Is a Revolver for Two by Mario Montalbetti
No Budu Please by Wingston González
Scardanelli by Friederike Mayrocker
Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino