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James Cohan Summer Reading List

To coincide with our Summer Reading Online Viewing Room, James Cohan has compiled a list of book recommendations from the participating artists. We hope you enjoy! 

Empire of Cotton: A Global History by Sven Beckert (Recommended by Josiah McElheny)  MORE → 

The Library of Babel by Jorge Luis Borges (Recommended by Josiah McElheny)  MORE →

Lilith's Brood by Octavia E. Butler (Recommended by Firelei Báez)  MORE→

Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat (Recommended by Firelei Báez)  MORE →

Feeding the Crisis by Maggie Dickinson (Recommended by Matthew Ritchie) MORE→

Clean Hands by Patrick Hoffman (Recommended by Sarah Lannan)  MORE→

A Free Life by Ha Jin (Recommended by Yun-Fei Ji)  MORE →

The Boat Rocker by Ha Jin (Recommended by Yun-Fei Ji)  MORE →

Gay Bar by Jeremy Atherton Lin (Recommended by Simon Evans)  MORE→

Critique of Black Reason by Achille Mbembe (Recommended by Yinka Shonibare, CBE)  MORE →

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong (Recommended by Katie Paterson)  MORE →

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