(R) = reread, * = favourite.
Molly Haskell: From Reverence to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies. *
Larissa MacFarquhar: Strangers Drowning: Voyages to the Brink of Moral Extremity.
Laura Scott: So Many Rooms.
Ocean Vuong: Night Sky with Exit Wounds. (R)
V.F. Perkins: Film as Film: Understanding and Judging Movies.
Robert Crawford: On Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Anne Carson: Glass and God.
—Autobiography of Red. (R) *
Antonio Di Benedetto: Zama. [Translated by Esther Allen.]
Malcolm Turvey: Play Time: Jacques Tati and Comedic Modernism.
Christina Newland (editor): She Found it at the Movies: Women Writers on Sex, Desire and Cinema.
Gregory Woods: Homintern: How Gay Culture Liberated the Modern World.
Marcel Proust: In Search of Lost Time: Swann’s Way. [Translated by Lydia Davis.] *
—In Search of Lost Time: In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower. [Translated by James Grieve.]
—In Search of Lost Time: The Guermantes Way. [Translated by Mark Traherne.]
—In Search of Lost Time: Sodom and Gomorrah. [Translated by John Sturrock.] *
—In Search of Lost Time: The Prisoner. [Translated by Carol Clark.]
—In Search of Lost Time: The Fugitive. [Translated by Peter Collier.]
—In Search of Lost Time: Finding Time Again. [Translated by Ian Patterson.] *
Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh and Darrell William Davis: Taiwan Film Directors: A Treasure Island.
Reni Eddo-Lodge: Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race.
Inuhiko Yomota: What is Japanese Cinema?: A History. [Translated by Philip Kaffen.]
Ishion Hutchinson: House of Lords and Commons. (R)
Heather Love: Feeling Backward: Loss and the Politics of Queer History. *
Donald Richie: A Hundred Years of Japanese Film: A Concise History.
Anne Carson: The Beauty of the Husband. *
Roland Barthes: A Lover’s Discourse: Fragments. [Translated by Richard Howard.] (R)
Michael Axworthy: Iran: Empire of the Mind, a History from Zoroaster to the Present Day.
Sianne Ngai: Ugly Feelings.
—Our Aesthetic Categories: Zany, Cute, Interesting.
Raymond Durgnat: Films and Feelings. *
Andrew Klevan: Aesthetic Evaluation and Film.
Bill Nichols: Introduction to Documentary.
Stanley Cavell: The World Viewed: Reflections on the Ontology of Film.
—Pursuits of Happiness: The Hollywood Comedy of Remarriage.
Alice Oswald: A Sleepwalk on the Severn.
Gilberto Perez: The Eloquent Screen: A Rhetoric of Film.
B. Ruby Rich: New Queer Cinema: The Director’s Cut.
Mieko Kawakami: Ms Ice Sandwich. [Translated by Louise Heal Kawai.]
Thomas Elsaesser and Malte Hagener: Film Theory: An Introduction Through the Senses.
Richard Rushton and Gary Bettinson: What is Film Theory?: An Introduction to Contemporary Debates.
Tony Rayns: In the Mood for Love.
Song Hwee Lim: Tsai Ming-liang and a Cinema of Slowness.
Peter Wollen: Signs and Meaning in the Cinema.
Todd McGowan: Psychoanalytic Film Theory and The Rules of the Game.
E. Ann Kaplan (editor): Psychoanalysis & Cinema.
Adrian Martin: Mise en Scène and Film Style: From Classical Hollywood to New Media Art.
James Naremore: Charles Burnett: A Cinema of Symbolic Knowledge.
Judith Mayne: The Woman at the Keyhole: Feminism and Women’s Cinema.
So Mayer: Political Animals: The New Feminist Cinema.
James Merrill: Collected Poems. *
Karl Schoonover and Rosalind Galt: Queer Cinema in the World.
Jessica J. Lee: Two Trees Make a Forest: On Memory, Migration and Taiwan.
Mieko Kawakami: Breasts and Eggs. [Translated by Sam Bett and David Boyd.]
Garth Greenwell: What Belongs to You.
Sylvia Townsend Warner: Lolly Willowes. *
Lucie Brock-Broido: A Hunger.
—The Master Letters.
—Trouble in Mind. *
—Stay, Illusion. *