Author Archives: Identity Theory Staff

“Weightless” by Washed Out: Song of the Month, December 2013

Washed Out Paracosm album cover

You’ve waited all your life
To leave it all behind

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“Sea of Love” by The National: Song of the Month, November 2013

The National Trouble Will Find Me album cover

Our music editor Anna-Lynne is in love with “Sea of Love” by The National so hard that she selected it to be our song of the month for November.

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7 Classic Poems of Autumn

Fall leaves

A selection of classic fall poetry by Shakespeare, Frost, Keats, and other dead poets.

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“Brennisteinn” by Sigur Rós: Song of the Month, October 2013

Sigur Ros Kveikur album cover

“Brennisteinn” by Sigur Rós is our song of the month for October 2013.

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What We’re Reading: October 2013

The Clumsy Living

Our staff’s reading list for October includes books by Jhumpa Lahiri, Aimee Bender, Allan Gurganus, Lisa Fugard, Naomi Wolf, Jane Smiley, Bob Hicok, and other authors.

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“Horses” by Grand Hallway: Song of the Month, September 2013

grand hallway

Grand Hallway’s Tomo Nakayama sings “Horses” in Lynn Shelton’s new film Touchy Feely.

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“Reconstruction” by Dawn Oberg: Song of the Month, August 2013

Musician Dawn Oberg

San Francisco singer-songwriter Dawn Oberg’s “Reconstruction” is our song of the month for August 2013.

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Late Summer 2013 Reading List

Late Summer 2013 reading list books

Our staff’s late summer reading list includes titles from Masha Hamilton, Mark Kurlansky, Kate Zambreno, Tao Lin, Mary Ruefle, Matt Pine, Jesse Ball, Carol Shields, and more.

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Our Spring 2013 Reading List

Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi

There are more, but I realize listing them is just showing off which I am not averse to but hey…

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National Poetry Month 2013 Open Thread

Open Mic poetry and music reading

A wide open space to show off your original poetry, your favorite copyright-free poem, or any thoughts that you wish to share about poetry.

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Our 2012 Holiday Reading List

Building Stories

This month’s books include titles from Jared Diamond, Kurt Vonnegut, John Irving, Laura Moriarty, Joe Bageant, Susannah Cahalan and many other unique voices.

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What We’re Electing to Read in November 2012

Books We're Reading this November

Books we’re reading this November include a Leonard Cohen biography by Sylvie Simmons, The Headmaster’s Wager by Vincent Lam, On Christian Contemplation by Thomas Merton, Both Flesh and Not by DFW, Jess Walter’s Beautiful Ruins, Best American Short Stories 2012, A Good Fall by Ha Jin, and many other titles.

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Oktobookfest: What We’re Reading, October 2012

The Voice is All Jack Kerouac cover

The Identity Theory Staff Reading List for this month includes books on Yoko Ono and Jack Kerouac, new efforts from Martin Amis and Naomi Wolf, the latest issue of Granta, and much more.

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The Identity Theory Staff’s Summer Reading List for 2012

Jim Harrison Great Leader cover

Our staff’s summer reading list for 2012 includes Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward, The Pale King by David Foster Wallace, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain, and The Great Leader by Jim Harrison.

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What We’re Reading: April 2012

April’s staff reading list includes Hemingway, Ron Rash, Vanessa Veselka, Gary Lutz, James Franco and more.

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