Authors' Reading Recommendations

Turkle - Things We Think With, Cover.June Raby:

The Social Life of Things, edited by Arjun Appadurai. Cambridge University Press, 1986.

Dancing on the Grave by Nigel Barley. Abacus, 1997.

Everyday Sacred by Sue Bender. Harper Collins, USA, 1995.

Material Cultures, Material Minds, the impact of things on human thought, society and evolution by Nicole Boivin. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

The Case for Working with Your Hands: Or Why Office Work is Bad for Us and Fixing Things Feels Good by Michael Crawford. Viking Press, 2010.

Art as Experience by John Dewey, John. Perigee Press (Penguin), 2005 (originally published in 1934).

On Craftsmanship: Towards a New Bauhaus by Christopher Frayling. Oberon Classics, 2011.

Iron, Gender, and Power: Rituals of transformation in African societies by Eugenia W. Herbert. Indiana University Press, 1993.

The Gift by Marcel Mauss. Martino Publishing, 2011.

The Comfort of Things by Daniel Miller. Polity Press, UK, 2008.

"Enticing New Growth" by June Raby. Sage Publishing, 2013.

Ceramics by Philip S. Rawson. University of Pennsylvania Press, USA, 1984.

Centering, In Pottery, Poetry and the Person, Second Edition, by M.C. Richards. Wesleyan University Press, 1989.

The Craftsman by Richard Sennett. Penguin, 2008.

Evocative Objects: Things We Think With, edited by Sherry Turkle. MIT Press, 2007.

Women and Ceramics: Gendered Vessels by Moira Vincentelli, Moira. Manchester University Press, 2000.

The Unknown Craftsman - a Japanese Insight into Beauty by Yanagi Sōetsu. Kodansha International, Tokyo, 1972



Shelley Schreiber:

The ceramic process: a manual and source of inspiration for ceramic art and design, by Anton Reijnders. A & C Black, London, 2007.



Nancy Servis:

M.C. Richards, Centering: Life + Art-- 100 Years, an exhibition catalog edited by Julia Connor. Published by Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center, Asheville, North Carolina, 2016 

American Studio Ceramics: Innovation and Identity, 1940 to 1979 by Martha Drexler Lynn. Yale University Press, 2015



Dani Sigler:

Brownstein Memoir Cover
Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxanne Gay. Harper Perennial, 2014.

Difficult Women by Roxanne Gay. Harper Perennial, 2017.

Yes Please by Amy Pohler. Harper Collins, 2014.

My Life On The Road by Gloria Steniem. Random House, 2016 (Paperback).

"After the election of Donald Trump, we will not mourn. We will organize" by Goria Steniem, The Guardian, Thurs., Nov. 10, 2016.

How to be a Woman by Caitlin Moran, Ebury, 2011.

Cunt: A Declaration of Independence by Muscio Inga. Seal Press, 1998.

My Own Words by Mary Hartnett, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Wendy W. Williams Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Simon and Schuster, 2016.

HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton by Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen. Crown Publishing, 2014.

Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein. Virago Press (UK), Riverhead Books (US), 2015.