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The Author’s Bookshelf: Miranda July

Miranda July is a filmmaker, artist, and writer. Her collection of stories, No One Belongs Here More Than You, won the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award and has been published in twenty-three countries. Her writing has appeared in The Paris Review, Harper’s, and The New Yorker; It Chooses You was her first book of nonfiction. She wrote, directed and starred in The Future and Me and You and Everyone We Know, winner of the Camera d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival and a Special Jury Prize at Sundance. July’s participatory artworks include the website Learning to Love You More (with artist Harrell Fletcher), Eleven Heavy Things (a sculpture garden created for the 2009 Venice Biennale), New Society (a performance), and Somebody (a messaging app). Raised in Berkeley, California, July lives in Los Angeles.

Aside from the books we have listed online, Miranda July also recommends the following books, which are out of print:

~ A Very Young Dancer by Jill Krementz
~ Arthur Tress: The Dream Collector by John Minahan, (Photographer) Arthur Tress
~ Dorothy Iannone: Seek The Extremes! (v.1) by Barbara Vinken, Sabine Folie
~ Embryogenesis by Richard Grossinger
~ Hannah Höch: Album (English and German Edition) by Hannah Höch, Introduction by Gunda Luyken
~ Taryn Simon: A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters, I-XVIII by Homi Bhabha, Geoffrey Batchen
~The Illustrated I Ching by R.L. Wing

Books By Miranda July View All

The First Bad Man


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Learning to Love You More


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It Chooses You


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No One Belongs Here More Than You


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Miranda July’s Bookshelf View All

How Should a Person Be? Sheila Heti


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Man V. Nature Diane Cook

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Leaving the Atocha Station Ben Lerner


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