Currently reading – Confessions of the Fox, by Jordy Rosenberg. Rosenberg is an American transgender writer and critic. This novel imagines 18th century British outlaw Jack Sheppard as a trans man.
Currently reading – Airless Spaces by Shulamith Firestone. Firestone was a radical feminist, writer, and activist born in 1945. This is a book of her short fiction. She died in 2012 after suffering for years with schizophrenia and psychosis.
Currently reading – How To Write An Autobiographical Novel, by Alexander Chee. Chee is an American fiction writer, poet, and journalist born in 1967. This is a book of his essays.
Currently reading – The Waves by Virginia Woolf. Trying to work my way through all her books.
Currently reading – Heavy by Kiese Laymon. Born in 1974, Laymon is an American writer and editor. This is his memoir of growing up black in Jackson, Mississippi.
Currently reading – Screen Tests by Kate Zambreno. Zambreno is an American writer born in 1977. This book is a mix of short stories and essays.
Currently reading – Telephone by Percival Everett. Born in 1956, Everett is an innovative American novelist and short story writer. In an experiment, three versions of this book were released, with different story outcomes, but the books are not distinguished from each other. It’s totally random which one you get, and no way to tell but by reading it. Pretty ballsy, but I won’t be seeking out the other versions.