mardi, juillet 25, 2006

Current Reading List

I'm always looking for good books, particularly good fiction, to read. As of yet, I really haven't found any good fiction or fiction writers who have captured my interest, therefore, the following list of what I'm reading now is largely made up of non-fiction.

  1. Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster by Michael Eric Dyson
  2. Bone to Pick: Of Forgiveness, Reconciliation, Reparation and Revenge by Ellis Cose
  3. Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert
  4. An Ordinary Man: An Autobiography by Paul Rusesabagina
  5. You Must Set Forth at Dawn: A Memoir by Wole Soyinka
  6. Step Across This Line: Collected Nonfiction 1992-2002 by Salman Rushdie
  7. The Skin Between Us: A Memoir of Race, Beauty and Belonging by Kym Ragusa
  8. The Last of Her Kind by Sigrid Nunez
  9. Whiteman by Tony D'Souza
  10. Are Men Necessary: When Sexes Collide by Maureen Dowd
  11. High Lonesome: Selected Stories 1966-2006 by Joyce Carol Oates
  12. Black Cultural Traffic: Crossroads in Global Performance and Popular Culture Edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr. and Kennell Jackson
  13. Middle Passages: African American Journeys to Africa 1787-2005 by James T. Campbell
  14. Dark Bargain: Slavery, Profits and the Struggle for the Constitution by Lawrence Goldstone
  15. Kingfish: The Reign of Huey P. Long by Richard D. White, Jr.
  16. Pornography, Sex, and Feminism by Alan Soble
  17. Before the Legend: The Rise of Bob Marley by Christopher John Farley
  18. We Who Are Dark: The Philosophical Foundations of Black Solidarity by Tommie Shelby
  19. Feminism and Pornography by Drucilla Cornell
  20. Black Marxism by Cedric Robinson

farrago -- n: A confused mixture; an assortment; a medley

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