Recommended Reading From Our MFAs

bowiereading-2Q: What is your idea of perfect happiness?
A: Reading.

-David Bowie, who would have been 70 last Sunday, answering the Proust Questionnaire

Below are a few of the books that our current MFAs read over winter break:


Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi and The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
-Kate Selker, fiction

Dante’s Inferno, trans. by Robert Pinsky and Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York, ed. Sari Botton
-Annie Diamond, poetry

H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald and What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi
-Jowhor Ile, fiction

Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino and Physical by Andrew McMillan
-Dan Grover, poetry

New American Stories, ed. Ben Marcus and Bleak House by Charles Dickens
-Fredric Sinclair, fiction

Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence and White Teeth by Zadie Smith
-Vandana Saras, fiction

Hot Milk by Deborah Levy and House of Lords and Commons by Ishion Hutchinson
-Lisa Taddeo-Waite, fiction

Happy reading, all!

-BU Creative Writing

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