Monday, 22 July 2019

Book Club History 2017 etc. (in alphabetical order)

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Reviewed books read and discussed in the Book Club (in alphabetical order, to be continued)

Author "Title" - Year - Original Language (Original title) (Date discussed)

Adiga, Aravind "The White Tiger" - 2008 English (Apr 21)
Alsanea, Rajaa "The Girls of Riyadh" - 2005 Arabic (بنات الرياض‎ Banāt al-Riyāḍ) (May 19)
Bâ, Mariama "So Long a Letter" - 1979 French (Une si longue lettre) (Aug 19)
Boye, Karin "Kallocain" - 1940 Swedish (Kallocain) (Oct 20)
Bradbury, Ray "Fahrenheit 451" - 1953 English (Dec 20)
Camus, Albert "The Stranger" - 1942 French (L'étranger)  (Jun 21) (Nobel Prize 1957)
Christie, Agatha "And then there were none" (original title: Ten Little Niggers) - 1939 English (May 20)
Defoe, Daniel "Robinson Crusoe" - 1719 English (Mar 19)
Dick, Philip K. "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" - 1968 English (Sep 19)
Ende, Michael "The Neverending Story" - 1979 German (Die unendliche Geschichte) (Oct 19)
Fatland, Erika "Sovietistan: Travels in Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan" - 2014 Norwegian (Sovjetistan. En reise gjennom Turkmenistan, Kasakhstan, Tadsjikistan, Kirgisistan og Usbekistan) (Nov 20)
Ferrante, Elena "My Brillliant Friend" - 2011 Italian (L'amica geniale) (Aug 18)
Fitzgerald, F. Scott "The Great Gatsby" - 1925 English (Apr 18)
García Marquez, Gabriel "A Hundred Years of Solitude" - 1967 Spanish (Cien años de soledad) (Sep 18) (Nobel Prize 1982)
Gogol, Nikolai - any novellas - "The Overcoat" - 1842 Russian (Шинель/Shinyeli) (Oct 18)
Gordimer, Nadine "Burger's Daughter" - 1979 English (Jun 19) (Nobel Prize 1991)
Hesse, Hermann "Steppenwolf" - 1927 German (Der Steppenwolf) (Dec 17) (Nobel Prize 1946)
Høeg, Peter "Effekten af Susan" -2014 Danish (Effekten af Susan) (Nov 17)
Hurme, Juha (not translated) - 2017 Finnish "Niemi" (not translated) (May 18)
Huxley, Aldous "Brave New World" - 1923 English (Oct 17)
Indriðason, Arnaldur - any book - Icelandic (Jul 18)
Ishiguro, Kazuo "Never Let Me Go" - 2005 English (Dez 18) (Nobel Prize 2017)
Jansson, Tove "The Invisible Child" - 1962 Swedish (Berättelsen om det osynliga barnet) (Jan 19)
Jansson, Tove " Moominpappa at Sea" - 1965 Swedish (Pappan och havet) (Aug 17)
Jansson, Tove "Moominsummer Madness" - 1954 Finnish (Vaarallinen juhannus) (Mar 21)
Kawabata, Yasunari "A Thousand Cranes" - 1949 Japanese (千羽鶴 Senbazuru) (Nobel Prize 1968) (Jun 18) (Nobel Prize 1968)
Lee, Harper "To Kill a Mockingbird" - 1960 English (Jan 18)
Le Guin, Ursula K. "The Left Hand of Darkness" - 1969 English (Aug 21)
Lem, Stanisław "Solaris" - 1961 Polish (Solaris (powieść)) (Aug 20)
Lindstedt, Laura "Oneiron" - 2015 Finnish (Oneiron) (Feb 18)
Mann, Thomas "A Man and his Dog" - 1918 German (Herr und Hund. Ein Idyll) (Feb 21) (Nobel Prize 1929)
McCarthy, Cormac "The Road" - 2006 English (Jan 20)
Molnár, Ferenc "The Paul Street Boys" - 1907 (A Pál-utcai Fiúk) Hungarian (Sep 21)
Neruda, Pablo "The Captain's Verses" - 1971 (Los versos del capitán) Spanish (Jul 21)
Paasilinna, Arto "The Year of the Hare" - 1975 Finnish (Jäniksen vuosi) (Nov 18)
Pamuk, Orhan "My Name is Red" - 1998 Turkish (Benim Adim Kirmizi) (Dec 19) (Nobel Prize 2006)
Saint-Exupéry, Antoine "The Little Prince" - 1943 French (Le Petit Prince) (Jan 21)
Saki "The Open Window and other Stories" - 1914 English (Apr 20)
Salinger, JD "Catcher in the Rye" - 1951 English (May 21)
Sapolsky, Robert M. "Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst Paperback" - 2017 English (May 21)
Saramago, José "Blindness" - 1995 Spanish (O Ensaio sobre a Cegueira) (Apr 19) (Nobel Prize 1998)
Shaffer, Mary Ann & Barrows, Annie "The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society" - 2008 English (Sep 20)
Shelley, Mary "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus" - 1818 English (Jun 20)
Slimani, Leïla "Adèle" - 2014 French (Dans le jardin de l'ogre) (Jul 20)
Statovici, Pajtim "My Cat Jugoslavia" - 2014 Finnish (Kissani Jugoslavia) (Sep 17)
Süskind, Patrick "The Perfume. A Story of a Murderer" - 1985 German (Das Parfüm) (Feb 19)
Tokarczuk, Olga "Primeval and other Times" - 1996 Polish (Prawiek i inne czasy/Ur und andere Zeiten) (Apr 20) (Nobel Prize 2018)
Verne, Jules "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" - 1870 French (Vingt mille lieues sous les mers) (Mar 18)
Waltari, Mika "In diesem Zeichen" (The Malinianus Duology) - 1959 Finnish (Valtakunnan salaisuus/The Secret of the Kingdom) (Mar 20)
Yu, Hua "China in Ten Words" - 2010 Chinese (十个词汇里的中国) (Jul 19)

Find this list in chronological order here.

2 comments:

  1. You seem to have adventurous book clubs! I am happy for you. How many are you part of?

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    1. I am only part of this one. Mind you, isn't this blog a huge book club? And yours? And that all the others I'm following?

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