Monday, June 4, 2007

the dark side of nature

some nice books to read during the summer or just finished:

-fyodor dostoevsky, the idiot 1898 (everyman's library)
-konstantin mochulsky, dostoevsky: his life and work 1967 (princeton)
-leonid tsypkin, summer in baden-baden 1981 (new directions)
-robert walser, selected stories 1907-1929 (nyrb)
-francis ponge, selected poems 1935-1974 (faber and faber)
-george macdonald, the complete fairy tales mid to late 19th century (penguin)
-georg buchner, complete plays and other writings early 19th century (penguin)
-p.e. salles gomes. jean vigo 1957 (faber and faber)
-ian christie & andrew moor, the cinema of michael powell 2005 (bfi)
-vija celmins: dessins/drawings (centre pompidou)
-barbara larson , the dark side of nature: science, society, and the fantastic in the work of odilon redon 2005 (penn state)
-making pictures: a century of european cinematography 2005 (abrams)



some nice cds:
-circle, miljard
-bob dylan & the band, a tree with roots
-alice coltrane, journey in satchidananda & ptah & the el daoud
-the band, music from big pink

3 comments:

Princess Haiku said...

Interesting reading list. I have been making a list of blog friend's suggestions and think I have about a ten year list. So many books, so few lifetimes. :) Good post.

the art of memory said...

yes, that is how this list came about, there is just to much out there.

shahn said...

no lovecraft on the list?
i came here for a recommendation. i have a lot of short stories from which to choose.