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Timothy is a poet and writer as well as a reader. He likes Star Trek, listening to loud music, watching hockey, and spending as much time on his porch as possible. They keep a log of every book they read, and write a monthly newsletter called Stanza Break about poetry in translation and books outside of a publicity cycle. Pictured here with Frankie, one of his two dogs.
They have too many favorite books, but here are a few:
- Selected Poems by Gwendolyn Brooks
- Electric Arches by Eve L. Ewing
- Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude by Ross Gay
- Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper
- The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
- Binti: The Complete Trilogy by Nnedi Okorafor
- Austerlitz by W. G. Sebald, translated by Anthea Bell
Selected Poems is the classic volume by the distinguished and celebrated poet Gwendolyn Brooks, winner of the 1950 Pulitzer Prize, and recipient of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
Electric Arches is an imaginative exploration of Black girlhood and womanhood through poetry, visual art, and narrative prose.
Winner, 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award, poetry category
Winner, 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Prize
Finalist, 2015 National Book Award, poetry category
Finalist, 2015 NAACP Image Awards, poetry category
Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude is a sustained meditation on that which goes away—loved ones, the seasons, the earth as we know it—
The first volume of Susan Cooper's brilliant and absorbing fantasy series, The Dark Is Rising.
On holiday in Cornwall, the three Drew children discover an ancient map in the attic of the house that they are staying in. They know immediately that it is special. It is even more than that -- the key to finding a grail, a source of power to fight the forces of evil known as the Dark.
50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION—WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY DAVID MITCHELL AND A NEW AFTERWORD BY CHARLIE JANE ANDERS
Ursula K. Le Guin’s groundbreaking work of science fiction—winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards.
Includes a brand-new Binti story!
Collected for the first time in a trade paperback omnibus edition, the Hugo- and Nebula-award-winning Binti trilogy, the story of one extraordinary girl's journey from her home to distant Oomza University.
This tenth anniversary edition of W. G. Sebald’s celebrated masterpiece includes a new Introduction by acclaimed critic James Wood. Austerlitz is the story of a man’s search for the answer to his life’s central riddle.