june 1–15, 2022

Books

  • Nell Zink, Avalon
  • Glenn Adamson, Fewer, Better Things: The Hidden Wisdom of Objects
  • Elif Batuman, Either/Or
  • Denis Johnson, The Stars at Noon
  • John Waters, Liarmouth
  • Naoise Dolan, Exciting Times
  • Gina Apostol, Bibliolepsy
  • Dionne Brand, An Autobiography of the Autobiography of Reading

Films

  • The Great Buster, directed by Peter Bogdanovich
  • The World, the Flesh and the Devil, dir. Ranald MacDougall

may 16–31, 2022

Books

  • Kurt Vonnegut, Bagombo Snuff Box
  • Kurt Vonnegut, Armageddon in Retrospect
  • Kurt Vonnegut, Look at the Birdie
  • Kurt Vonnegut, While Mortals Sleep
  • Kurt Vonnegut, Sucker’s Portfolio
  • Annie Ernaux, A Man’s Place, translated by Tanya Leslie
  • John Berger, Meanwhile
  • Renee Gladman, Calamities
  • Honoré de Balzac, My Journey from Paris to Java, trans. Barry Winkleman
  • Stephen Crane, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
  • Arno Holz & Johannes Schlaf, Papa Hamlet, trans. James J. Conway

Films

  • パーフェクトブルー (Perfect Blue), directed by Satoshi Kon
  • Illusions perdues (Lost Illusions), dir. Xavier Giannoli

may 1–15, 2022

Books

  • Jenny Erpenbeck, Visitation, translated by Susan Bernovsky
  • Kay Dick, They
  • Annie Ernaux, A Girl’s Story, trans. Alison L. Strayer
  • Éric Vuillard, The War of the Poor, trans. Mark Polizzotti
  • Kurt Vonnegut, We Are What We Pretend to Be
  • Gianfranco Calligarich, Last Summer in the City, trans. Howard Curtis
  • Marcel Proust, The Collected Poems, edited by Harold Augenbraum
  • Lorenza Foschini, Proust’s Overcoat, trans. Eric Karpeles
  • Kurt Vonnegut, Timequake
  • Kurt Vonnegut, God Bless You, Dr. Kervorkian
  • Caren Beilin, Revenge of the Scapegoat

Films

  • This Much I Know to Be True, directed by Andrew Dominik

april 16-30, 2022

Books

  • Annie Ernaux, Simple Passion, translated by Tanya Leslie
  • Annie Ernaux, The Possession, trans. Anna Moschovakis
  • Shirley Hazzard, The Transit of Venus
  • Anthony Veasna So, Afterparties
  • George Seferis, Collected Poems, trans. Edmund Keeley & Philip Sherrard
  • Iris Owens, After Claude
  • María Gainza, Portrait of an Unknown Lady, trans. Thomas Bunstead
  • Victoria Chang, Obit

Films

  • Dimanche à Pekin, directed by Chris Marker
  • Sans soleil, dir. Chris Marker
  • RRR, dir. S. S. Rajamouli
  • Hiroshima mon amour, dir. Alain Resnais

april 1–15, 2022

Books

  • Pierre Loti, Siam (Un Pelerin d’Angkor), translated by W. P. Baines
  • Julio Cortázar, Letters from Mom, trans. Magdalena Edwards
  • Heinrich von Kleist, Anecdotes, trans. Matthew Spencer
  • Julio Cortázar & Julio Silva, What the Mugwig Has to Say & Silvalandia, trans. Chris Clarke
  • Tim Parks, The Hero’s Way: Walking with Garibaldi from Rome to Ravenna
  • John Keene, Punks: New & Selected Poems
  • Nastassja Martin, In the Eye of the Wild, trans. Sophie R. Lewis

Exhibits

  • Angkor Wat, Cambodia
  • Ta Prohm, Cambodia
  • Bayon, Cambodia
  • Preah Khan, Cambodia
  • Kbal Spean, Cambodia
  • Banteay Srei, Cambodia
  • Banteay Kdei, Cambodia
  • Neak Pean, Cambodia

march 16–31, 2022

Books

  • Claudia Durastanti, Strangers I Know, translated by Elizabeth Harris
  • Truman Capote, Breakfast at Tiffany’s
  • David Goodis, Shoot the Piano Player
  • Claire-Louise Bennett, Checkout 19
  • Patrizia Cavalli, My Poems Won’t Change the World: Selected Poems, ed. Gini Alhadeff
  • Annie Ernaux, I Remain in Darkness, trans. Tanya Leslie
  • Roberto Bolaño, The Return, trans. Chris Andrews
  • Ross Gay, Be Holding
  • Elena Varvello, Can You Hear Me?, trans. Alex Valente
  • Hans von Trotha, Pollak’s Arm, trans. Elisabeth Lauffer
  • Yoko Tawada, The Bridegroom Was a Dog, trans. Margaret Mitsutani

Films

  • The Velvet Underground, directed by Todd Haynes
  • H Is for House, dir. Peter Greenaway
  • Motorway 65, dir. Evi Kalogiropoulou
  • Kimi, dir. Steven Soderbergh
  • North by Northwest, dir. Alfred Hitchcock
  • Titane, dir. Julia Ducournau

march 1–15, 2022

Books

  • Dorothy L. Sayers, Unnatural Death
  • Haruki Murakami, Men Without Women, translated by Philip Gabriel & Ted Goossen
  • Truman Capote, Music for Chameleons
  • Kurt Vonnegut, Galápagos
  • Alejandro Zambra, Not to Read, trans. Megan McDowell
  • Charles Willeford, Pick-Up

Films

  • ドライブ・マイ・カー (Drive My Car), dir. Ryusuke Hamaguchi

february 15–28, 2022

Books

  • Georges Perec, Things: A Story of the Sixties, translated by David Bellos
  • Vera Cacciatore, The Swing: Three Novellas, trans. W. J. Strachan
  • Alejandro Zambra, Bonsai, trans. Carolina De Robertis
  • Jean-Patrick Manchette, The N’Gustro Affair, trans. Donald Nicholson-Smith
  • Paolo Bacilieri, Fun, trans. Jamie Richards
  • Ana Galvañ, Press Enter to Continue, trans. Jamie Richards

Films

  • The Heartbreak Kid, directed by Elaine May
  • Madres paralelas (Parallel Mothers), dir. Pedro Almodóvar
  • Verdens verste menneske (The Worst Person in the World), dir. Joachim Trier

february 1–14, 2022

Books

  • Claudia Durastanti, Cleopatra Goes to Prison, translated by Christine Donougher
  • Dorothy L. Sayers, Clouds of Witness
  • The Complete Poems of Cavafy, trans. Rae Dalvan
  • John Ashbery, Parallel Movement of the Hands: Five Unfinished Longer Works
  • Philip K. Dick, The Man in the High Castle
  • Suon Sorin, A New Sun Rises Over the Old Land: A Novel of Sihanouk’s Cambodia, trans. Roger Nelson
  • Jack Handey, The Stench of Honolulu
  • Olga Ravn, The Employees, trans. Martin Aitken

Films

  • The Miracle Woman, directed by Frank Capra
  • Jackass 3D, dir. Jeff Tremaine
  • Jackass Forever, dir. Jeff Tremaine

january 16–31, 2022

Books

  • Edith Schloss, The Loft Generation: From the De Koonings to Twombly, Portraits and Sketches 1942–2011
  • Sergios Gakas, Ashes, trans. Anne-Marie Stanton-Ife
  • J. G. Ballard, Crash
  • Izumi Suzuki, Terminal Boredom, trans. Polly Barton, Sam Bett, David Boyd, Daniel Joseph, Aiko Masubuchi & Helen O’Horan
  • John Ashbery, Flow Chart
  • John Ashbery, Wakefulness
  • John Ashbery, Chinese Whispers
  • John Ashbery, Planisphere
  • Dennis Lim, David Lynch: The Man from Another Place
  • Ioannis Touratsoglou et al., The Greek Script/Die griechische Schrift, trans. Alexandra Doumas

Films

  • Lost Highway, directed by David Lynch
  • قهرمان (A Hero), dir. Asghar Farhadi
  • Theodora Goes Wild, dir. Richard Boleslawski
  • True Confession, dir. Wesley Ruggles
  • Licorice Pizza, dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
  • The Road to Magnasanti, dir. John Wilson
  • Tower of London, dir. Rowland V. Lee