WE RECOMMEND

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 Girls by Emma Cline
The Blood of Others by Simone de Beauvoir
Infinite Tuesday by Michael Nesmith
A Brief History of Portable Literature by Enrique Vila-Matas
I'm Just Dead I'm Not Gone by Jim Dickinson
To a God Unknown by John Steinbeck
Rod Serling and The Twilight Zone by Douglas Brode and Carol Serling
Messages to Lelia by Billy Reed
Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
Victory by Joseph Conrad
The Hidden Light of Northern Fires by Daren Wang
The Silent Wife by A. S. A. Harrison
The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes
Love is a Fervent Fire by Robin Jenkins
Below Cold Mountain by Joseph Stroud
Camino Island by John Grisham
 
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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 Heads in Beds by Jacob Tomsky
 The Plague  by Albert Camus
  I Never Met a Story I Didn't Like: Mostly True Tall Tales by Todd Snider
 Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
 Buying A Fishing Rod for My Grandfather by Gao Xingjian
 Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris
 My Brilliant  Friend by Elena Ferrante
 Robert Walker by Corey Mesler
 Three Story House by Courtney Miller Santo
 I Am Not Your Negro: A Companion Edition to the Documentary Film by Raoul Peck  by James Baldwin 




Amanda:
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Odd John by Olaf Stapledon
The Book(s) of the Sun by Gene Wolfe
The Knockout Artist by Harry Crews
The Towers of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay
The Unlimited Dream Company by J. G. Ballard
Moondog, the Viking of 6th Avenue by Robert Scotto
Rasputin by Prince Felix Youssoupoff
The World Jones Made by Philip K. Dick
North Beach Girl by John Trinian
In a Lonely Place by Dorothy B. Hughes
An Open Book by John Huston


Chloe:

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Mysterious Skin
by Scott Heim
Harold and Maude by Colin Higgins
Uzumaki by Junji Ito
101 Horror Movies you Must See Before you Die by Steven Jay Schneider
Lords of Chaos by Didrik Soderlind
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 Color of Earth by Dong Hwa Kim
Naked Lunch by William Burrroughs



Tim:

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace
The Trial by Franz Kafka
The Gulag Archipelago by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov
We by Yevgeny Zamyatin
The Divine Invasion by Philip K. Dick
Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell
Death on the Installment Plan by Louis-Ferdinand Celine
The Western Lands by William S. Burroughs
Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
The World as Will and Representation by Arthur Schopenhauer
Poetry, Language, Thought by Martin Heidegger
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell by William Blake
God's Demon by Wayne Barlowe
Demons by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
 
 
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