what they are reading: reading lists from three interviews with writers

21 Jan

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We’ve talked recently with Michael Czarnecki, Linda Lee Harper, and Molly Gaudry about their work. And writers cannot really talk about craft, or their work, or their influences, without also talking about what they are reading.  So here is the list of books they shared as either influential or on their bedside table.  Who’s on your list? Who are you reading right now?

Sherwood Anderson Winesburg, Ohio

Aimee Bender Willful Creatures

Heather Christle What Is Amazing

Beverly Cleary Beezus and Ramona

James Dickey Zodiac

Norman Dubie The Mercy Seat

Nora Ephron I Feel Bad About My Neck and Other Thoughts On Being a Woman

Forrest Gander Core Samples From The World

Jack Gilbert The Great Fires  and  The Dance Most of All

Linda Gregg All Of It Singing

Christopher Hitchens Mortality, Arguably

Laura Kasischke Space, in Chains

Loren Isley All The Strange Hours

Eowyn Ivey The Snow Child

John Jodzio Get In If you Want to Live

Amy King Slaves To Do These Things  and  I’m The Man Who Loves You  and  I Want To Make You Safe

Galway Kinnell, everything

Carole Maso The Room Lit by Roses

Rebecca McClanahan Deep Light

John McPhee Oranges

Tea Obreht The Tiger’s Wife

D.A. Powell Cocktail and Useless Landscapes: or A Guide For Boys

Marilynne Robinson Housekeeping

Jose Saramago Death with Interruptions

all things Lisa Sewell

Nathalie Stephens  The Sorrow and the Fast of It

Brian Teare The Room Where I Was Born

Thoreau Journal

Chase Twitchell  Horses where The Answers Should Have Been

Kurt Vonnegut  Slapstick

Lew Welch Ring of Bone

Arthur Whaley Translations from the Chinese

James Wright This Journey

3 Responses to “what they are reading: reading lists from three interviews with writers”

  1. Grant January 21, 2013 at 20:39 #

    So who was reading The Mercy Seat and what does he/she think of it? I normally really like Dubie, but I had a hard time penetrating his more recent book Volcano.

  2. pea river journal January 21, 2013 at 20:51 #

    Hi Grant. It was Linda Lee Harper (the Dubie). I just asked her to stop over here and answer your question.

  3. Yanda, Heather D January 21, 2013 at 22:40 #

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