A brilliant work; she traveled with Romani people in Europe for 4 years to learn about their lives. BURY ME STANDING by Isabel Fonseca.
Summer! Anecdotes re acclimating to France are pitch-perfect. Back, before he become serious. ME TALK PRETTY ONE DAY by David Sedaris.
Bye-bye freedom & imagination & good conversation. Hello, post-modern capitalism. ONE-DIMENSIONAL MAN by Herbert Marcuse
1st rock memoir on my list. Ambitious, fun, and high-standards. Plus the real Sonic Youth. THE GIRL IN THE BAND by Kim Gordon.
Entertaining and serious at the same time. What we subconsciously notice about dress, manners and speech. CLASS by Paul Fussell
2,400 years ago, Glaucon & Socrates have a dialogue and discuss the parable of the cave (Book VII). THE REPUBLIC by Plato
23 interviews w/ the seminal French post-structuralist feminist who married semiotics w/ psychoanalysis. INTERVIEWS by Julia Kristeva