Issue No. 2—Books I Haven’t Read, considers the books we’d like to read one day but haven’t gotten around to yet. A series of bookmarks deposited in selected volumes at the Toronto Public Library, each one identifies a potential future read. Performing more like digital bookmarks than analog ones, each marker tags a whole book rather than a specific place between two pages. Each includes a short description, a note to the librarian, and a call number meant to guide the interested bibliophile through the shelves of the library along a similar path to the one taken when the bookmarks were dropped.


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Moby Dick or The Whale, Herman Melville

History as a System & Other Essays Toward a Philosophy of History, José Ortega y Gassett

The Order of Things, Michel Foucault

Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert

Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace

Too Much and Not in the Mood, Durga Chew-Bose

Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi

Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe

Ulysses, James Joyce

Crowds and Power, Elias Canetti

Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison

To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf

The Orenda, Joseph Boyden

On the Road, Jack Kerouac

Frankenstein ; or, The modern Prometheus, Mary Shelley

The Second Sex, Simone de Beauvoir

No One Belongs Here More than You, Miranda July

Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation, Silvia Federici

Le Zèbre, Alexandre Jardin

The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels

Gravity's Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon

Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia, Gilles Deleuze & Felix Guattari

The Wretched of the Earth, Frantz Fanon

Submission, Michel Houellebecq

The Importance of Being Iceland: Travel Essays in Art, Eileen Myles

Motherhood, Sheila Heti

Sergei Eisenstein and the Anthropology of Rhythm, Marie Rebecchi & Elena Vogman

Adults in the Room : My Battle With the European and American Deep Establishment, Yanis Varoufakis

Thanks for the View, Mr. Mies : Lafayette Park, Detroit, Danielle Aubert, Lana Cavar & Natasha Chandani

Learning from Las Vegas : The Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form, Robert Venturi

Interviews on Art, Robert Storr

Mort à crédit, Louis-Ferdinand Céline

Gender Trouble : Feminism and the Subversion of Identity, Judith Butler

What is Cinema? (Volumes I & II), André Bazin

The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins, Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler, Italo Calvino

The Origin of Capitalism, Ellen Meikskins

Le père Goriot, Honoré de Balzac

Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste: How Neoliberalism Survived the Financial Meltdown, Philip Mirowski

Necropolitics, Achille Mbembe

No Shortcuts: Organizing Power in the New Guilded Age, Jane McAlevey

War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy