Saturday, December 29, 2012

Translation Challenge 2013


Hosted by Ellie at Curiosity Killed the Bookworm.

Read one translated book a month.

Tbr in 2013:

Red Sorghum by Mo Yan (China)
The Bathing Women Tie Ning (China)
So Long a Letter by Mariama Ba (Senegal)
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky (Russia)
Kokoro by Natsume Soseki (Japan)
Fatelessness by Imre Kertesz (Hungary)
Raised from the Ground by Jose Saramago (Portugal)
Climates by  André Maurois (France)
The Elephant Keepers' Children by Peter Høeg (Denmark)
Hostage by Elie Wiesel (France)
The Secret History of Costaguana by Juan Gabriel Vásquez (Columbia)
From the Mouth of the Whale by Sjon (Iceland)

Comments, reading suggestions, links to reviews, or requests for brief reviews are always welcomed.

3 comments:

  1. I'm so pleased you've directed me to this challenge because it's one of my goals for 2013 and it will be great to see what books are resonating with people. Thanks

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  2. Thanks very much for your reply on twitter, lots for me to discover here. I hope you enjoy the challenge throughout the year. I read Crime and Punishment many years ago and loved it. The other book on your list I am aware of is the Sjon.

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