Summer 2018 Reading List

Summertime! Let’s kick back, relax, and get nothing done! Right?

Nope. On top of the whole marriage thing, I’m working my way through a large list of books to read this summer.

Let me know if you have any interest in reading anything that’s coming up on the list below. I’d love to discuss some of these books with people.

Academic/Non-Fiction
We Now Disrupt This Broadcast by Amanda D. Lotz
Under the Cover: The Creation, Production, and Reception of a Novel by Clayton Childress
Reading the Romance by Janice Radway
Nollywood Central by Jade Miller
Latinos, Inc.: The Marketing and Making of a People by Arlene Davila
Culture by Raymond Williams
The Procrastination Economy by Ethan Tussey
The Writers: A History of American Screenwriters and Their Guild by Miranda Banks
Inside Primetime by Todd Gitlin
From Counterculture to Cyberculture by Fred Turner
• Distinction by Pierre Bourdieu
Status Update by Alice Marwick
Crossing Fandoms by Paul Booth (Read)
Digital Fandoms by Paul Booth
Almost Hollywood, Nearly New Orleans by Vicki Mayer (Read)
Dream: Re-imagining Progressive Politics in an Age of Fantasy by Stephen Duncombe (Read)
Textual Poachers by Henry Jenkins (Read)
Reverse Engineering Social Media by Robert Gehl (Read)
Digital Countercultures and the Struggle for Community by Jessa Lingel (Read)
Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism by Safiya Ujoma Noble (Read)
The History of Sexuality: Volume 1 by Michel Foucault (Read)
The History of Sexuality: Volume 2 by Michel Foucault
Discipline and Punish by Michel Foucault
Make Room For TV: Television and the Family Ideal in Postwar America by Lynn Spigel (Read)
Re-Inventing the Media by Graeme Turner (Read)
Twitter and Tear Gas: Power and Fragility in Networked Protest by Zeynep Tufekci (Read)
Brands: Meaning and Value in Media Culture by Adam Arvidsson (Read)

Fiction
My Struggle #1 by Karl Ove Knausgard
American Pastoral by Phillip Roth
Moshi Moshi by Banana Yoshimoto (Read)
The Interesting by Meg Wolitzer (Read)
The First Bad Man by Miranda July
Monk of Mohka by Dave Eggers
Star Wars: Thrawn: Alliances by Timothy Zahn
Star Wars: Last Shot by Daniel José Older (Read)
Universal Harvester by John Darnielle (Read)
The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer (Read)

Poetry
My Wicked, Wicked Ways by Sandra Cisneros (Read)
Thousand Star Hotel by Bao Phi (Read)

Short Stories
The Elephant Vanishes by Haruki Murakami