My 2015 Booklist

IMG_5649In no specific order & given my reading habits I can’t keep it to a clean or dirty dozen, nor to one language:

Nathaniel Mackey, Blue Fasa (NDP)

Emilio Villa, The Selected Poetry of Emilio Villa, translated by Dominic Siracusa (Contra Mundum Press)

Anne-Laure Amilhat Szary, Qu’est-ce qu’une frontière aujourd’hui?  (puf)

Emily Critchley, Out of Everywhere 2: linguistically innovative poetry by women in north america and the uk (Reality Street)

Charles Stein, There Where You Do Not Think To Be Thinking (spuyten duyvil)

Rod Smith & Jen Hofer, eds. Lyn Hejinian (Arial 10, Edge Books)

Bhanu Kapil, Ban en Banlieue (Nightboat)

Raoul Vaneigem, De la destinée (cherche midi)

Amiri Baraka, S O S: Poems 1961-2013 (ed. by Paul Vangelisti) Grove Press

Gilles Deleuze, Lettres et autres textes (Editions de Minuit)

Nathanaël, Asclepias: The Milkweeds & The Middle Notebooks (both from Nightboat)

Jackson Mac Low, The Complete Light Poems (Chax Press)

Pascal Quignard, Critique du Jugement (Galilée) 

Juan Gelman, Oxen Rage, translated by Lisa Rose Bradford (co.im.press)

Jerry Rothenberg, Barbaric Vast & WildA Gathering of Outside & Subterranean Poetry from Origins to Present. Poems for the millennium, vol. 5 ( Black Widow Press)

Hélène Cixous, Homère est morte… (Galilée)

James Thomas, editor. Grains of Gold. An anthology of Occitan Literature. (Francis Boutle Publishers)

Clayton Eshleman, The Essential Poetry (1960-2015) (Black Widow Press)

Joseph Ceravolo, Collected Poems (Wesleyan UP)

Jean-Luc Nancy, Banalité de Heidegger (Galilée)

Rae Armantrout, Itself (Wesleyan)

David Schneider, Crowded by beauty: The Life and Zen of Poet Philip Whalen (University of California Press)

Anselm Kiefer, L’alchimie du livre (Bnr –  Editions du regard)

and (as I have been writing on her):

Everything (poems, radio-plays, novels, essays, fragments, librettos) by Ingeborg Bachmann (still not completely translated) — a major, major writer.

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