books to recommend 2019

Reef by Romesh Gunesekera
Other Women by Nicola Maye Goldberg
Between The World & Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
The Journalist and the Murderer by Janet Malcolm
Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin
Epitaph of a Small Winner by Machado de Assis, trans. by William L. Grossman
Last Night I Dreamed of Peace by Dang Thuy Tram, trans. by Andrew X. Pham
Transgressive Circulation by Johannes Göransson
Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto by Cinzia Arruzza,
Tithi Bhattacharya, & Nancy Fraser
Paradise Rot by Jenny Hval, trans. by Marjam Idriss
Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
All About Love by bell hooks
The Shell by Mustafa Khalifa, trans. by Paul Starkey
Her Body & Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado
Beautiful Losers by Leonard Cohen
100 Times: A Memoir of Sexism by Chavisa Woods
Sacred Cow by Diamela Eltit, trans. by Amanda Hopkinson
The Will to Change by bell hooks
Dangerous Love by Ben Okri
The Map of Love by Ahdaf Soueif
But For The Lovers by Wilfrido D. Nolledo
Pleasure Activism written and gathered by adrienna maree brown
Omon Ra by Victor Pelevin, trans. by Andrew Bromfield
Nadja by André Breton, trans. by Richard Howard
Dear Shameless Death by Latife Tekin, trans. by Saliha Paker and Mel Kenne
Artificial Resperation by Ricardo Piglia, trans. by Daniel Balderston
Hardly War by Don Mee Choi
A Man With No Talents by Ōyama Shirō, trans. by Edward Fowler
The Outcast by Okky Madasari, trans. by Nurkayat Indriyatno Mohamed and Makna Sinatria 





books to recommend 2018

The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
Technically Wrong by Sara Wachter-Boettcher
Headscarves and Hymens by Mona Eltahawy
The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson
The Sellout by Paul Beatty
The Sky is Yours by Chandler Klang Smith
Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology by David Graeber [with link]
Capitalist Realism by Mark Fisher [with link]
The Hearing Trumpet by Leonora Carrington
A Handbook of Disappointed Fates by Anne Boyer
Hopes and Prospects by Noam Chomsky
First They Killed My Father by Loung Ung
Exit Through History by Eva Hoffman
The Information by James Gleick
Another Roadside Attraction by Tom Robbins
Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco, trans. by William Weaver
Battlefront Namibia by John Ya-Otto
Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh
The Verso Book of Dissent Edited by Andrew Hsiao & Audrea Lim
Why Translation Matters by Edith Grossman
Anarchism and Other Essay by Emma Goldman
The Invention of Morel by Adolfo Bioy Casares, trans. by Ruth L. C. Simms
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Sabrina by Nick Drnaso
Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde












books to recommend 2017

Ravished Armenia by Aurora Mardiganian
Blood and Guts in High School by Kathy Acker
The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli, trans. by Christina MacSweeney
Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
Bluets by Maggie Nelson
The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson
Story of the Eye by George Bataille, trans. by Joachim Neugroschal
The Ethics of Ambiguity by Simone de Beauvoir, trans. by Bernard Frechtman
The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco, trans. by William Weaver
On Anarchy by Noam Chomsky
Transmission by Hari Kunzru
Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi











books to recommend 2016

Black Flags by John Warrick
The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnut
A Question of Madness by Zhores and Roy Medvedev, trans. by Ellen de Kadt
No Name in the Street by James Baldwin
Nothing is True and Everything is Possible by Peter Pomerantsev