Books mentioned in my newsletter

By Austin Kleon

By Austin Kleon

Books mentioned in my newsletter

How to Be Idle: A Loafer's Manifesto

Tom Hodgkinson


The Importance of Living

Lin Yutang


Arbitrary Stupid Goal

Tamara Shopsin


Journal of a Solitude

May Sarton



Charles Portis


Blood Meridian: Or the Evening Redness in the West

Cormac McCarthy


Notes on a Life

Eleanor Coppola


A Love Letter to Texas Women

Sarah Bird



Mary Ruefle


The Man Without Talent

Yoshiharu Tsuge


Market Day

James Sturm


The Unreality of Memory: And Other Essays

Elisa Gabbert


The Word Pretty

Elisa Gabbert


Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson


Seinfeldia: How a Show about Nothing Changed Everything

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong


The Psychic Soviet

Ian F. Svenonius


Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language

Gretchen McCulloch


The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Illustrated

Gertrude Stein and Maira Kalman


Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom

Louis Sachar and Tim Heitz


How to Listen to Jazz

Ted Gioia


Ron Padgett: Collected Poems

Ron Padgett


Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

Olga Tokarczuk


A Little History of the World

E. H. Gombrich and Clifford Harper



Stefan Zweig


Every Person in New York

Jason Polan


Be Here Now

Ram Dass


Ronald Searle's America

Ronald Searle


The Haunting of Hill House

Shirley Jackson


Life Among the Savages

Shirley Jackson


The Annotated Alice: 150th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

Lewis Carroll and John Tenniel


The Swallowed Man

Edward Carey and Edward Carey