Laura (laura0218) wrote,

Lost in Translation Challenge: 2009


January 1 - December 31, 2009

I've had a personal, perpetual Reading Across Borders challenge going for a couple of years now, and I plan to continue in 2009.  So it was really a no-brainer to sign up for the Lost in Translation challenge hosted by Frances from Nonsuch Book.  The challenge is to read six (6) books in translation. Frances has created a dedicated page for this challenge here.  My goal is to read ten (10) books in translation in 2009, and I'm hoping they are all by authors from countries I haven't "visited" yet (look here for a map and list of all countries visited).  I'm going to build my reading list as I go, rather than committing to titles now.  But here's a start (links go to reviews):

  1. Czech - The Unbearable Lightness of Being, by Milan Kundera
  2. Guyana - The Ventriloquist's Tale, by Pauline Melville
  3. Venezuela - Iphegenia, by Teresa de la Parra
  4. Uruguay - The Shipyard, by Juan Carlos Onetti

Tags: 2009 year of reading, challenge, reading x-borders

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