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
Lucky Bastard by Charles McCarry
Praise by Robert Hass
A Brief History of Portable Literature by Enrique Vila-Matas
Rosshalde by Herman Hesse
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
The Nowhere City by Alison Lurie
God's Little Acre by Erskine Caldwell
Below Cold Mountain by Joseph Stroud
 
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
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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