To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…
- What are you currently reading?
- What did you recently finish reading?
- What do you think you’ll read next?
What are you currently reading?
The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson (US 2010) 170/307 pages
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak (Russia 1957, 496 pages) Reading Introduction now for the Doctor Zhivago Group Read...discussion posts and comments to appear on November 16.
The True Deceiver by Tove Jansson (Finland 1982) 150/208 pages
for NYRB Reading Week Nov.7-13, 2010 at The Literary Stew.
Jansson (1914 - 2001) was a very famous award-winning children's writer who is still popular years after her death. The last nine book she wrote were adult ficition. This is one of them.
What did you recently finish reading?
Blindness**** by Jose Saramago (Portugal)
for the Nobel Reading Challenge
Earth and Ashes***** by Atiq Rahimi (Afghanistan 2003) 54 pages
The 210th Day**** by Soseki Natsume (Japan 1915) 94 pages
Both for the November Novella Reading Challenge
What do you think you’ll read next?
The Stillborn by Zaynab Alkali (Nigeria 1984,106 pages)
for the Novella Challenge.
The Mistress of Nothing by Kate Pullinger (Canada 2009) for the Governor General's Literary Awards (Winner 2009).
Comments, links to reviews, or requests for brief reviews are always welcomed.