What I Read 2015

Reading here and there, sometimes not finishing. Also, been reading the Washington Post and a lot of short stories, creative nonfiction.

Elizabeth Gaskell   Cranford   Info on book and author.

Hamlet  William Shakespeare.  I’ve read about 60% of it.

The Long Winter  Laura Ingalls Wilder.

The Best of Creative Nonfiction, Volume 1, ed, Lee Gutkind:
“The Cipher in Room 214,”  Carol Smith.  Info
“Badlands,” John O’ Connor.   Badlands
“Miles to Go Before We Sleep,” Jeff Cordinier  Read
“Mbriago,” Louise DeSalvo
“My Mother’s Touch” Read
“Consumption”  Sunshine O’Donnell
“Full Gospel”  J.D. Shraffenberger  Read 
 “Notes on the Space We Take” Bonnie J. Rough
“The Pain Scale”  Eula Bliss
“Sleepy Head” hotcoffeegirl  Click on title to read.

Short Takes: Brief Encounters with Contemporary Nonfiction, ed. Judith Kitchen:
“They’re in the River,” John McPhee Read
“Tenino,” Mary Clearman Blew  Info
“Jet Lag,”  Pico Iyer  Info on Pico Iyer
“Getting Yourself Home”  Brenda Miller  Read
“Bullet in my Neck”  Gerald Stern
“September”  Lia Purpura
“Salt Hay” Jane Brox
“Son of Mr. Green Jeans  Dinty Moore  Read
“Behind the Screen,”  Jo Ann Beard  Audio
“Brief History of My Thumb,”  Lucille Perillo
“Four”  Marvin Bell
“Wheat”  Anne McDuffie
“Words of My Youth”  Jack Mackall

A Woman’s Liberation: A Choice Of Futures By And About Women, eds. Connie Willis and Sheila Williams:
“Inertia”  Nancy Kress  Excerpt

The Midwife’s Apprentice   Karen Cushman

Colonize This!  young women of color on today’s feminism. Edited by Daisy Hernández and Busha Rehman.
“What Happens When Your Hood is the Last Stop on the White Flight Express?”
Taigi Smith  Read
It’s Not an Oxymoron: The Search for an Arab Feminism,”  Susan Muaddi Darraj
“Because You’re A Girl,”  Iieoma A. Click on title to read.
“Black Feminism In Everyday Life: Race, Mental Illness, Poverty and Motherhood,”  Siobhan Brooks
“The Black Beauty Myth,”  Sirena J. Riley  Read
“Lost in the Indophile Translation: A Validation of my Experience.”  Bhavana Mody
“I Sold My Soul to Rock and Roll.”  Kristina Gray

Krik Krak  Edwidge Danticat
“New York Day Women”

Skin Folk  Nalo Hopkinson
“Riding the Read”  Read
“Money Tree”  Small Excerpt
“Something To Hitch Meat To”
“Snake”  Trigger  I was able to read the beginning and the end.

“Girl,” Jamaica Kincaid

“The Hair”  Joyce Carol Oates
“Raisin Faces”  Helen Norris  Read
“The Dead Body Itself”  Sharon Olds
“Glossolaila”  David Jauss


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