READING LISTS

  •    May 2012
    A supplement to the May 2012 issue of WLT.Berlin Cityscapes Berlin TalesHelen Constantine, ed., tr. Lyn Marven (Oxford University Press, 2009). VisitationJenny Erpenbeck, tr. Susan Bernofsky (New Directions, 2010). Book of CloudsChloe Aridjis, (Black Cat, 2009); reviewed in WLT 83:5...
  • With apocalyptic topics ranging from dystopia to nuclear disaster, this reading list compiled by WLT intern Kaitlin Hawkins also conjures ideas of end-days in all forms from poetry to prose.1. Zombies Robin Becker, Brains: A Zombie Memoir (HarperCollins, 2010) www.harpercollins.comDead Inside: Do Not Enter (Chronicle Books, 2011) www.chroniclebooks.comIsaac...
  •   David Barnes & Megan Fernandes, eds. Strangers in Paris: New Writing Inspired by the City of Light (Tightrope, 2011)   Geoff Dyer Paris Trance (North Point Press, 2000)   Conor Fennell A Little Circle of Kindred Minds: Joyce in Paris (Green Lamp Media, 2011)   Noël Riley Fitch & Rick Tulka Paris Café: The Sélect Crowd  (Soft Skull...
  •   Kenzaburo Oe Oe received the 1994 Nobel Prize in Literature (see WLT, Winter 2002, 4–51). His most recent work in English is The Changeling (2010).   Haruki Murakami After Oe, Murakami is Japan’s most famous living author and a two-time nominee for the Neustadt International Prize for Literature. His most recent work in English is IQ84 (2011).   Hisashi Inoue Inoue...
  •    March 2012
    To accompany Roger Robinson's web exclusive piece "Marathons of Memory, Marathons of Life" and his essay "Filling the Unforgiveble Minute: The Literature of Running" in the print edition of WLT, intern Kaitlin Hawkins takes us through Robinson's timeline of running literature. The Epic...