august 1–15, 2022

Books

  • Ling Ma, Severance
  • Hernan Diaz, Trust
  • Shirley Hazzard, The Great Fire
  • Dino Buzzati, Restless Nights, trans. Lawrence Venuti
  • Marie Darrieussecq, Being Here Is Everything: The Life of Paula Modersohn-Becker, trans. Penny Hueston
  • Raquel Salas Rivera, Antes que isla es volcán/Before Island Is Volcano
  • Niki de Saint Phalle, Harry and Me: The Family Years

Exhibits

  • “Ever Present: First Peoples Art Of Australia,” National Gallery Singapore

july 16–31, 2022

Books

  • Evelyn Waugh, Scoop
  • Ken Layne, Desert Oracle, Vol. 1
  • Jonathan Meiburg, A Most Remarkable Creature: The Hidden Life and Epic Journey of the World’s Smartest Birds of Prey
  • Irmgard Keun, The Artificial Silk Girl, trans. Kathie von Ankum
  • Christopher Isherwood, Prater Violet
  • Raquel Salas Rivera, The Tertiary/Lo tercerio

Exhibits

  • The Broad, Los Angeles

july 1–15, 2022

Books

  • Percival Everett, Grand Canyon Inc.
  • Carlo Collodi, Pinocchio, translated by M. A. Murray & G. Tassinari
  • Sylvia Townsend Warner, Lolly Willowes
  • Sylvia Townsend Warner, Mr. Fortune’s Maggot
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein, Private Notebooks 1914–1916, trans. Marjorie Perloff
  • Carlo Collodi, Pinocchio, translated by Geoffrey Brock

Exhibits

  • “City of Cinema: Paris 1850–1907,” LACMA
  • “Archive of the World: Art and Imagination in Spanish America, 1500–1800,” LACMA
  • “The Portable Universe: Thought and Splendor of Indigenous Colombia,” LACMA

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