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Here's what our staff is currently reading. And click on the links to see our staff's submissions to My Ideal Bookshelf: Memphis Edition


Corey:
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The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Lucky Bastard by Charles McCarry
Praise by Robert Hass
A Game of Hide and Seek by Elizabeth Taylor
The Devil all the Time by Donald Ray Pollock
The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe by D. G. Compton
The Glister by John Burnside
Love Poems by Anne Sexton
The Hot Spot by Charles Williams
Within a Budding Grove by Marcel Proust
Being Invisible by Thomas Berger
Notebooks 1942-1951 by Albert Camus
Homeward Bound: The Life of Paul Simon by Peter Ames Carlin
God's Little Acre by Erskine Caldwell
Cruelty by Ai
 
Cheryl:
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Robert Walker by Corey Mesler
Heroes of the Frontier by Dave Eggers
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Dispatches from Pluto by Richard Grant
Bright Precious Days by Jay McInerney
Dracula by Bram Stoker
The Price of Salt by Claire Morgan (Patricia Highsmith)


David:
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The Architecture of Happiness by Alain de Botton
The Abundance by Annie Dillard
Short Mean Fiction by William Dunlap
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
How I Became a Nun by Cesar Aira
Circus People by Jim Tully
Shanty Irish by Jim Tully

Sue:

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The Magician's Assistant by Ann Patchett
The Hen Who Dreamed She could Fly by Sun-Mi Hwang
The Violent Bear it Away by Flannery O'Connor
Bunny, Bunny by Alan Zweibel
A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold
One More Thing by B.J. Novak 
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout 
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
Felicia's Journey by William Trevor
This Side of the River by Jeff Stayton



Amanda:
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Her Smoke Rose Up Forever by James Tiptree, Jr.
Stand on Zanzibar by John Brunner
Butcher's Crossing by John Williams
His Monkey Wife by John Collier
Black Wings Has my Angel by Elliott Chaze
Being There by Jerzy Kosinski
Five Noir Novels of the 40s and 50s by David Goodis
Radio Free Albemuth by Philip K. Dick
Nine Hundred Grandmothers by R. A. Lafferty
The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll by Alvaro Mutis


Chloe:

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Mysterious Skin
by Scott Heim
Harold and Maude by Colin Higgins
Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
The Chloe Poems by Corey Mesler, cover art by Chloe
101 Horror Movies you Must See Before you Die by Steven Jay Schneider
The Ring by Koji Suzuki
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood and Persepolis: The Story of a Return by Mariane Satrapi
I Have no Mouth and I Must Scream by Harlan Ellison
Collected Screenplays by Harmony Korine
Blue is the Warmest Color by Julie Maroh
The Hellbound Heart by Clive Barker
Naked Lunch by William Burrroughs



Tim:

Journey to the End of the Night by Celine
The Battlefield Where the Man Says I Love You by Frank Stanford
The Complete Short Stories of J.G. Ballard
The Red Night Trilogy by William S. Burroughs
The Castle by Franz Kafka
Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino
The Color Out of Space by H.P. Lovecraft
 
 
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