Summer Reading Project: Amy Wright’s Selections

Continuing with our “Summer Reading Project,” here are two lists from Amy Wright, author of There Are No New Ways To Kill A Man:

1. George Oppen–for his examination of disaster
2. Aime Cesaire–for his love of even the unlovable aspects of his hometown
3. Dylan Thomas–for sound
4. Samuel Beckett–for his compassion for humanity
5. Wallace Stevens–for saying everything so plainly I had something to grow toward
6. Laura (Riding) Jackson–for teaching me how to fail

1. Naked by David Sedaris
2. We by Eugene Zamiatin
3. The End of Karma by Dharma Singh Khalsa
4. Blessing of the Animals by Brenda Miller
5. Collages, Fragments, Postcards, Ruins by Michael Martone
6. Neck Deep and Other Predicaments by Ander Monson

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