Reading Lists: Books & literature

Writing and the writing life is hard! With so much competition for publishers’ and readers’ attention, what’s a person to do who has a story to tell, and wants to share it with everyone? This list contains self-care resources for writers, including both nonfiction and fiction to fuel you and your work.

Radical thinkers and revolutionaries continue to attend to Marx's epic diagnosis of capitalism as all-encompassing economic-social-political system. Here's a brief introduction to some of the more useful attempts out there.

The New York School of Poetry was an historical and geographical conglomeration of poets (and painters) centered around the now-legendary poet Frank O'Hara. Like most lit historical groupings, the tag is more convenient than aesthetically descriptive. However, many of the poets involved shared interests, processes and even love lives.