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Lisa loves lists! European lit explored

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Dez 24, 2010, 12:09 pm

Thanks to Monica (JustJoey) for introducing me to this group. I'm excited to make more lists!

I think I will start with this year's books, i.e. 2010, just so I get the fun of figuring it out. Here we go!

Editado: Dez 28, 2010, 12:32 am

2010 European Reads

The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson
Love in a Headscarf by Shelina Zahra Janmohamed
Matilda by Roald Dahl
Mattimeo by Brian Jacques
Redwall by Brian Jacques
The Siege by Helen Dunmore
The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia by Orlando Figes

The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
The Most Beautiful Book in the World by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt
A Novel Bookstore by Laurence Cossé
Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
The Company of Ghosts by Lydie Salvayre

Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada
A Frost in the Night by Edith Baer
Walk the Dark Streets by Edith Baer

Room by Emma Donoghue (Irish-Canadian)

Iqbal by Francesco D'Adamo
Skylark Farm by Antonia Arslan

The Bookseller of Kabul by Åsne Seierstad

Journey into the Whirlwind by Eugenia Semyonovna Ginzburg

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

United Kingdom:
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O'Farrell (Ireland, Wales, Scotland, England)

Dez 24, 2010, 1:12 pm

Hmm... rather disappointing list. But I did focus a lot of my reading energy on the Middle East this year, so it's not too surprising. Ah, well, there is always 2011!

Editado: Dez 24, 2010, 1:13 pm

2011 European Reads

Coming soon!

Dez 24, 2010, 2:14 pm

Hi Lisa, great to find you here. I hope you'll enjoy your European literary travels as much as I do.

Editado: Jan 3, 2011, 11:35 pm

Easy come, easy go... As a New Year's resolution, I decided to limit myself to the 75 Books in 2011 group. I spend enough time on LT as it is! In addition, I wanted to track my reading across the globe, not just Europe, so I have added that to my 75 Books thread. Sorry Monica! Hope to see you on 75 Books!