aaaannd… it looks like i managed to add more books to my “to-read” list in the second quarter of the year than i read.
1Q84 – haruki murakami*
a gate at the stairs – lorrie moore
alice neel: the art of not sitting pretty – phoebe hoban
and the pursuit of happiness – maira kalman (new addition)**
autobiography of a face – lucy grealy
blue nights – joan didion
confessions of an art addict – peggy guggenheim
crime and punishment – fyodor dostoevsky
dekooning: an american master – mark stevens & annalyn swan
the fault in our stars – john green (new addition to list)
the forever marriage – ann bauer (new addition)
green girl – kate zambreno (new addition)
how should a person be? – sheila heti (new addition)
i shock myself: the autobiography of beatrice wood – beatrice wood
just kids – patti smith
the marriage plot – jeffrey eugenides***
say her name – francisco goldman
spontaneous happiness – andrew weil
state of wonder – ann patchett
starting from happy – patricia marx
steal like an artist – austin kleon (new addition)**
the year of magical thinking – joan didion
why we broke up – daniel handler (new addition to list)
i really need to focus on reading!
* i’m almost done!
** additions as a result of seeing them in melinda’s fabulous library. thanks, m!
*** i’ve heard this one pales in comparison to middlesex & now i’m not sure i want to read it.