Reading Lists

This week on my to-read list:

  1. Jacques Beauroy, Marc Bertrand & Edward Gargan, Popular Music in France: the Wolf and the Lamb (Sartoga: Anma Libri, 1977)
  2. Mark Ovenden, Paris Underground: The Maps, Stations and Design of the Metro (2009)
  3. Sheila Whiteley, Music, Place and Space: Popular Music and Cultural Identity (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2004)
  4. Richard Davenport-Hines, A Night at the Majestic: Proust and the Great Modernist Dinner Party of 1922 (London: Faber and Faber, 2006)
  5. Roger Shattuck, Proust’s Binoculars: A study of Memory, Time and Recognition in À la recherche du temps perdu (London: Chatto and Windus, 1964)
  6. Walter Benjamin, The Arcades Project (Cambridge, MA & London: Harvard University Press, original ed. 1972, revised ed. 2002)
  7. Susan Buck Morss, Dialects of Seeing: Walter Benjamin and The Arcades Project (Cambridge, MA & London: MIT Press, 1989)
  8. Alain Weill, 100 Years of Posters of the Folies Bergère and Music Halls of Paris (London: Hart-Davis MacGibbon, 1977)
  9. Rodolphe Darzens, Nuits à Paris (Paris: V. Hamy, 1994)

Currently in my non-academic fun reading list:

  1. Lena Denham, Not That Kind Of Girl: A young woman tells you what she’s “learned” (London: Fourth Estate, 2014)

What are you reading this week?


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