Referenced Reading List

The following are books that I have quoted or mentioned on the blog:


Walden & Other Writings by Henry David Thoreau

New & Selected

New & Selected Poems: Volume One by Mary Oliver

Complete Poems

The Complete Poems by Emily Dickinson

Dear Theo

Dear Theo: The Autobiography of Vincent van Gogh

Essential Neruda

The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems by Pablo Neruda

Pride & Prejudice

Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen

Rings of Saturn

The Rings of Saturn by W. G. Sebald

Return of the Prodigal

The Return of the Prodigal Son by Henri Nouwen

 One Writer's

One Writer’s Beginnings by Eudora Welty

Gravity and Grace

Gravity & Grace by Simone Weil

Waiting for God

Waiting for God by Simone Weil

The Idiot

The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky


The Nature of the Gods by Cicero

Journal of a Solitude

Journal of a Solitude by May Sarton

The Quiet Noisy Book cover

The Quiet Noisy Book by Margaret Wise Brown

Sontag's Journals

Reborn: Journals & Notebooks 1947-63 by Susan Sontag

Gathering Moss

Gathering Moss by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Charlotte's Web book cover

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

The Story of Charlotte's Web

The Story of Charlotte’s Web by Michael Sims


Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

On Writers and Writing

Om Writers & Writing by Margaret Atwood

Tempest book cover

The Tempest by William Shakespeare

In Search of Lost Time

In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust

The History of Love

The History of Love by Nicole Krauss

A Treatise

A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume


Austerlitz by W.G. Sebald

Irresistable Fairy Tale

The Irresistible Fairy Tale by Jack Zipes

Enchanted Hunters

Enchanted Hunters by Maria Tatar

M Train

M Train by Patti Smith

 Why I Wake Early

Why I Wake Early by Mary Oliver

The Man Who Mistook

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks

Sound of Silence book

The Sound of Silence by Katerina Goldsaito

The Descent of Man

The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander

Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander by Thomas Merton

Just Kids

Just Kids by Patti Smith

Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

To The Lighthouse

To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

The Poet in the World

The Poet in the World by Denise Levertov

Levertov Poems

Poems: 1960-1967 by Denise Levertov


Cosmos by Carl Sagan

My Last Sigh

My Last Sigh by Luis Bunuel

Sculpting in Time

Sculpting in Time by Andrei Tarkovsky

You Must Change Your Life

You Must Change Your Life by Rachel Corbett


The Expression of the Emotions in Man & Animals

by Charles Darwin


Stories by Katherine Mansfield

Gravity and Grace

Gravity and Grace by Simone Weil

The Fire Next Time

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

You Can't Be Neutral

You Can’t Be Neutral On A Moving Train by Howard Zinn

Pioneer Girl

Pioneer Girl by Laura Ingalls Wilder