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Carissa Green Reads

I read widely from many genres. Perhaps this blog will feature fewer ratings and reviews, but I certainly intend to write about my reading life - it's the subject I most find myself wanting to talk about.

Currently reading

Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman
Lindy West
Contemporary American Poetry (Penguin Poets)
Various Authors, Donald Hall
Chekhov Four Plays
Anton Chekhov, David Magarshack
The Gay Science: with a Prelude in Rhymes and an Appendix of Songs
Walter Kaufmann, Friedrich Nietzsche
A Kierkegaard Anthology
Robert W. Bretall

A book a day . . .

The Pleasure of the Text - Roland Barthes, Richard Miller

The year is one month gone today, and I had not yet sat down to read a book straight through. So I got to it. I picked Roland Barthes' "The Pleasure of the Text." It's a good thing that a) the book is short and b) I've read a fair amount of Barthes (in translation) already. I had a really difficult time quieting my mind this morning and focusing. So it took longer than I anticipated. But that's what kind of year it's been, I guess. -cg