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message 1: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments Well I'm going to have a go at this


message 2: by Aubrey (new)

Aubrey (korrick) | 2004 comments Yay Paul! Looking forward to your choices for this.


message 3: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments Here's a few to start with:
For 1 Breathing Underwater by Marie Darrieussecq translated by Linda Coverdale
19 Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
6 Panty by Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay from the excellent Tilted Axis press
10 Lost Wax by Jericho Parms
22 Elmet by Fiona Mozley
9 The Little Company by Eleanor Dark (Australia)
25 For the Woolf Three Guineas, already on my list for next year.
4 The Windeater by Keri Hulme
3 Delta Wedding by Eudora Welty
14 Silas Marner by George Eliot
15 The Virago Book of Women's War Poetry and Verse - linking in with my WW1 reading
7 On the Golden Porch by Tatyana Tolstoy
23 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte; been meaning to read this since my teens, so 40 years on the tbr list!!
21 Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi
18 The Good Earth by Pearl Buck
26 The Violent Bear it Away by Flannery O'Connor
17 The Sugar House by Antonia White
20 Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
That's a start; I will think about the rest


message 4: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments For 2 I'm considering Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson
For 24 I'm considering a steampunk novel


message 5: by Aubrey (new)

Aubrey (korrick) | 2004 comments Looks like we'll both be reading Boy, Snow, Bird, Paul :) I'm also looking forward to your thoughts on Pachinko, as I still haven't decided on anything for that task.


message 6: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments Still got to identify books for 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, 16 and 24


message 7: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments For 12 A Pin to see the Peepshow by F Tennyson Jesse
For 16 Welcome to Lagos by Chibundu Onuzo
For 11 The Ante Room by Kate O'Brien


message 8: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments Completed 16, Welcome to Lagos


message 9: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments For 24 Reflections on Gender and Science by Evelyn Fox Keller


message 10: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments Completed Silas Marner for 14


message 11: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments Completed the Virago book of Women's War Poetry for 15


message 12: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments Completed The Good Earth for 18


message 13: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments Completed On the Golden Porch for number 7


message 14: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments Completed A Pin to see the Peepshow by F Tennyson Jesse for 12


message 15: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments Completed The Tenant of Wildfell Hall for 23


message 16: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments Completed Pachinko for 19


message 17: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments Completed Panty for 6


message 18: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments Finished Delta Wedding for 3


message 19: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments Completed Fun House by Alison Bechdel for 5


Joan - xstitchfan (xstitchfan) | 2 comments I found when I tried to look the book up that the actual book’s title is “Fun Home”. Although after reading the book’s description, fun house would be equally sarcastic.


message 21: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments You're right Joan it is Home, my mistake!


Joan - xstitchfan (xstitchfan) | 2 comments No problem at all! I’m happy to help. Happy Reading!


message 23: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments Finished Boy, Snow, Bird and The Violent Bear it Away for 26 and 21


message 24: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments Completed Brown Girl in the Ring for 2


message 25: by Paul (new)

Paul (booksdofurnisharoom) | 67 comments Finally finished; I know there are 27 books there, but I managed to add one book twice!!


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