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

january 1–15, 2021

Books

  • Glenway Wescott, Apartment in Athens
  • Andrea Marcolongo, The Ingenious Language: Nine Epic Reasons to Love Greek, translated by Will Schutt
  • Melissa Anderson, Inland Empire
  • John Ashbery, Can You Hear, Bird
  • John Ashbery, Where Shall I Wander
  • Dorothy Richardson, Pointed Roofs
  • Pico Iyer, This Could Be Home: Raffles Hotel and the City of Tomorrow
  • John Ashbery, A Worldly Country
  • John Ashbery, Commotion of the Birds
  • James Angelos, The Full Catastrophe: Travels Among the New Greek Ruins
  • Voices of Modern Greece: Selected Poems by C. P. Cavafy, Angelos Sikelianos, George Seferis, Odysseus Elytis & Nikos Gatsos, trans. & ed. by Edmund Keeley & Philip Sherrard
  • Dorothy L. Sayers, Whose Body?
  • Scot D. Ryersson & Michael Orlando Yaccarino, Infinite Variety: The Life and Legend of the Marchesa Casati

Films

  • Նռան գույնը (The Color of Pomegranates), directed by Sergei Parajanov
  • Charade, dir. Stanley Donen
  • Burn After Reading, dir. Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
  • The End of Suffering (a proposal), dir. Jacqueline Lentzou
  • 風兒踢踏踩 (Cheerful Wind), dir. Hou Hsiao-hsien

Exhibits

  • “Lepanto 1571, 450 Years since the Greatest Victory of the Christians,” Byzantine & Christian Museum, Athens
  • “Treasures of Philhellenic Painting from the Anthony E. Comninos Foundation,” Benaki Museum of Greek Culture, Athens
  • Acropolis Museum, Athens
  • Archaeological Museum of Kerameikos, Athens
  • Temple of Aphaia, Aegina, Greece
  • National Gallery – Alexandros Soutsos Museum, Athens

december 16–31, 2021

Books

  • Rafael Bernal, His Name Was Death, translated by Kit Schluter
  • Patricia Storace, Dinner with Persephone: Travels in Greece
  • Pola Oloixarac, Mona, trans. Adam Morris
  • Roz Chast, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
  • Tim Parks, Tongues of Flame
  • José Emilio Pacheco, Battles in the Desert, trans. Katherine Silver
  • Wallis Wilde-Menozzi, The Other Side of the Tiber: Reflections on Time in Italy
  • Shirley Hazzard, Cliffs of Fall
  • André Gide, Marshlands, trans. Damion Searls

Films

  • 偶然と想像 (Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy), directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi
  • აშიკ-ქერიბი (Ashik Kerib), dir. Sergei Parajanov
  • Тіні забутих предків (Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors), dir. Sergei Parajanov

Exhibits

  • Acropolis Museum, Athens
  • “Kallos: The Ultimate Beauty,” Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens
  • Ancient Agora Musem of the Stoa of Attalos, Athens
  • National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
  • National Archaeological Museum, Athens
  • Epigraphic Museum, Athens

december 1–15, 2021

Books

  • Eric Ambler, The Mask of Dimitrios
  • Warren Ellis, Nina Simone’s Gum
  • Don DeLillo, The Names
  • Annie Ernaux, Happening, translated by Tanya Leslie
  • Hervé Le Tellier, The Anomaly, trans. Adriana Hunter
  • E. J. Applewhite, Cosmic Fishing: An Account of Writing Synergetics with Buckminster Fuller
  • Rutu Modan, Tunnels, trans. Ishai Mishory
  • Rutu Modan, Exit Wounds, trans. Noah Stollman

Films

  • The Mask of Dimitrios, directed by Jean Negulesco
  • Listening to Kenny G, dir. Penny Lane

november 16–30, 2021

Books

  • Dash Shaw, New School
  • Jeff Vandermeer, Dead Astronauts
  • Paul Verlaine, The Cursed Poets, translated by Chase Madar
  • Jeff Vandermeer, The Strange Bird
  • Kim Hyesoon, Autobiography of Death, trans. Don Mee Choi
  • Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Memoria
  • Yeow Kai Chai, One to the Dark Tower Comes
  • Maël Renouard, Fragments of an Infinite Memory: My Life with the Internet, trans. Peter Behrman de Sinéty

Films

  • Cryptozoo, directed by Dash Shaw
  • Varda par Agnès, dir. Agnès Varda
  • Naked Singularity, dir. Chase Palmer
  • L’une chante, l’autre pas (One Sings, the Other Doesn’t), dir. Agnès Varda
  • Memoria, dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul
  • The Year of the Everlasting Storm, dir. Jafar Panahi, Anthony Chen, Malik Vitthal, Laura Poitras, Dominga Sotomayor, David Lowery & Apichatpong Weerasethakul
  • L’événement (Happening), dir. Audrey Diwan