Open Thread: What are We Reading?

by Latoya Peterson


I already know the Racialicious community likes to read. But exactly what kinds of books are we reading?

Here’s what I’ve been paging through over the past few weeks.

Books:

You’re So Money: Live Rich, Even When You’re Not
, Farnoosh Torabi
Home Girls Make Some Noise: A Hip-Hop Feminist Anthology, edited by Gwendolyn D. Pough (and others)
Total Chaos: The Art and Aesthetics of Hip-Hop, edited by Jeff Chang
The Outlaw Demon Wails, Kim Harrison
In the Miso Soup, Ryu Murakami
Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies, and the Truth About Reality, Brad Warner
Hungry Planet: What the World Eats, Peter Menzel

Eyeing for next month: Shock Doctrine (Naomi Klein), Pleasure (Eric Jerome Dickey), Kushiel’s Mercy (Jacqueline Carey), Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny (Amartya Sen)

Manga:

Death Note, Vol. 3
xxxHOLiC, Vol. 11
Godchild Vol. 3


Magazines:

Shojo Beat, Fast Company, Elle, Colorlines, Women’s Health, Glamour, Shape, Self, Black Enterprise, Marie Claire, Lucky, Kiplingers

Your turn. Don’t be afraid to list the fluffy stuff.