August reading log

A Looking Glasse for the Court: A dispraise of the life of the Courtier, and a commendacion of the life of the husbandman (1539) – Antonio de Guevara (trans. Sir Francis Bryant, 1548, 1575)

Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit (1578) – John Lyly (possibly abridged?)

A Chaste Maid in Cheapside (c. 1612) – Thomas Middleton (abandoned)

Exercises for Holy Living, Exercises for Holy Dying (1650-51) – Jeremy Taylor (somewhat abridged)

The Story of the Barbary Corsairs (1885) – Stanley Lane-Poole (in slow progress)

Ladies Almanack (1928) – Djuna Barnes

The Best of S.J. Perelman (1920s-1950s) – S.J. Perelman (always dipping in & out, because it’s first-rate hilarity)

The Zoo Story (c. 1958), The American Dream (c. 1960) – Edward Albee

The Coming of the Book: The Impact of Printing 1450-1800 (1950s?)- Lucien Febvre & Henri-Jean Martin (trans. David Gerard, 1997)

Out Stealing Horses (2003) – Per Petterson (trans. Anna Borne, 2005)

Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories From History and the Arts (2007) – Clive James (begun)

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