Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Library Loot

Hosted by Eva and Alessandra.


This Week's Loot:





The Vagrants by Yiyun Li (2009) 337 pages HC









The Fat Woman Next Door is Pregnant by Michel Tremblay (1978) Canada , 252 pages Pb, translated from the French
This was recently chosen in a CBC radio book discussion as one of five novels representative of good Canadian literature.







Wandering Star by J.M.G. Le Clezio (1992) France
316 pages Pb, translated from the French
Nobel Laureate 2008







The Blue Fox by Sjon (2008) Iceland
112 pages Pb. translated from the Icelandic







Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh (2008) India
Booker Prize shortlist, 515 pages HC




What's your loot this weeK?
Recent Posts:
Thursday Tea (new meme) Review of Jacob's Room by Virginia Woolf
Feel free to leave comments, opinions, review links, or news about any of these books. No spoilers please.

9 comments:

  1. "Killed by Clutter"...my house is one reason I picked up the book! Found out I'm not really that bad ;)

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  2. I laughed when I saw the title of The Fat Woman Next Door is Pregnant! Can't wait to see your review.

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  3. I'm totally drawn by the cover for The Vagrants. It's on my TBR list. The next title, Fat Woman, made me laugh and now I want to know more about it!! The Blue Fox-beautiful picture! Sea of Poppies is on my TBR list..you have some great books there!!! Enjoy!

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  4. LOL, The Fat Woman Next Door is Pregnant. Now there's an interesting title!

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  5. I'm currently reading The Vagrants. It sucked me in from the start.

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  6. I love all of those covers! My favourite is the fox. And you know all of those international author names have me super-tempted. :D

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  7. I hope that you enjoy The Fat Woman Next Door is Pregnant. I have a review for it and two of the other books showcased by Canada Reads here if you're interested. I will watch for your review.

    Happy Reading!

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  8. Can't wait to see your review of Sea of Poppies. I'm asking my library to order copies of Blue Fox. I soo much want to read it. There is a surprise for you here:
    http://page247.wordpress.com/2009/04/08/splash/

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  9. The Vagrants is in my TBR tower. The others sound good, too. Happy reading!

    --Anna
    Diary of an Eccentric

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