Posted by: Viola | January 10, 2015

Reading List for 2015

I am still working on the books for my 2014 reading list. Still catching up on all the reading. But I am ambitious and undaunted and have begun a 2015 reading list. Here goes and here’s to a year of fabulous reading! I will add to the list as the year goes on. ❤

  1. The Poetry Deal, by Diane di Prima (poetry)
  2. My Wicked, Wicked Way, by Sandra Cisneros (poetry)
  3. The Black Unicorn, by Audre Lorde (poetry)
  4. Nervous Conditions, by Tsitsi Dangarembga (fiction)
  5. Blizzard of One, by Mark Strand (poetry)
  6. Reasons for Moving, by Mark Strand (poetry)
  7. Watching the Spring Festival, by Frank Bidart (poetry)
  8. One Secret Thing, by Sharon Olds (poetry)
  9. Lullaby (with Exit Sign), by Hadara Bar-Nadav (poetry)
  10. The Night Abraham Called to the Stars, by Robert Bly (poetry)
  11. Nervous Conditions, by Tsitsi Dangarembga (fiction, Africanist)
  12. Ways of Dying, by Zakes Mda (fiction, Africanist)
  13. Waiting for an Angel, Helon Habila (fiction, Africanist)
  14. The Success Principles, Jack Canfield (self-help)
  15. Steering by Starlight, Martha Beck (self-help)
  16. Finding Your Own North Star, Martha Beck (self-help)
  17. The Kitchen Dweller’s Testimony, Ladan Osman (poetry)
  18. Madman at Kilifi, Clifton Gachagua (poetry)
  19. The Promise of Hope, Kofi Awoonor (poetry)
  20. Seven New-Generation African Poets (poetry)
  21. Eight New-Generation African Poets (poetry)
  22. Zealot, Reza Aslan (history, biography)
  23. The Dance Most of All, Jack Gilbert (poetry)

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