Smashing into my heart: Reading List

Myriam Ben Salah, 2021

Giorgio Agamben, “The Friend” in “What Is an Apparatus?” and Other Essays, Stanford University Press, 2009

Carla Bergman and Nick Montgomery, Joyful Militancy: Building Thriving Resistance in Toxic Times, AK Press, 2018

Lauren Berlant, “The Traumic: On BoJack Horseman’s ‘Good Damage,’” Post45, 2020

Svetlana Boym, “SCENOGRAPHY OF FRIENDSHIP: Hannah Arendt, Mary McCarthy, and anchovy paste,” Cabinet, Issue 36: Friendship, 2009-2010

Céline Condorelli, “The company we keep: a conversation with Avery F. Gordon, part one,” Chisenhale Gallery, 2013

Céline Condorelli, “Too close to see: a conversation with Johan Frederik Hartle,” in Self-Organized, eds. Stine Herbert and Anne Szefer Karlson, Open Editions, 2013.

Michel Foucault, “Friendship as a Way of Life,” 1981 in Foucault Live: Collected Interviews, 1961-1984, Semiotext(e), 1989

Hervé Guibert, To the Friend Who Did Not Save My Life, Semiotext(e), 1990

Hervé Guibert, The Mausoleum of Lovers: Journals 1976-1991, Nightboat Books, 2014

Byung-Chul Han, The Agony of Eros, Matthes & Seitz Berlin, 2012

Mathieu Lindon, Learning What Love Means, Semiotext(e)/Native Agents, 2017

Sylvère Lotringer, “Initiales n° 12 – Initiales S.L.,” les presses du reel, 2018

Michel de Montaigne, “Of Friendship,” first published January 1, 1580

Jean-Luc Nancy, The Inoperative Community, University of Minnesota Press, 1986

Brontez Purnell, 100 Boyfriends, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021

Tiana Reid, “Crushed,” The New Inquiry, 2018

Lily Scherlis, “Good, Likeable People Who Love Each Other”, Post45, 2020

Danez Smith, Homie: Poems, Graywolf Press, 2020