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message 1: by Viv (last edited Dec 19, 2019 01:10PM) (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments Very excited about this challenge!

In 2018, approximately 40% of the books I have read have been in translation so for 2019 I think I will aim for 50%. I didn't track how may different languages, so that will add an extra element!

Languages:
1. French The Strange by Jérôme Ruillier
2. Japanese Bear and the Wildcat by Kazumi Yumoto
3. Icelandic Last Rituals by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir
4. Korean The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to be Calm in a Busy World by Haemin Sunim
5. Ukrainian The Museum of Abandoned Secrets by Oksana Zabuzhko
6. Spanish The Feast of the Goat by Mario Vargas Llosa
7. Welsh The Life of Rebecca Jones by Angharad Price
8. Greenlandic Crimson byNiviaq Korneliussen
9. Swedish Silenced by Kristina Ohlsson
10. Arabic Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi
11. German The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
12. Polish Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk
13. Persian Sin: Selected Poems by Forough Farrokhzad
14. Finnish The Hummingbird by Kati Hiekkapelto
15. Czech Waiting for the Dark, Waiting for the Light by Ivan Klíma
16. Indonesia Apple and Knife by Intan Paramaditha
17. Italian The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante
18. DutchThe Dinner by Herman Koch
19. Portuguese The Hour of the Star by Clarice Lispector


message 2: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments Placeholder, just in case I need it...


message 3: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 12 January 2019

Translated from French
The Strange by Jérôme Ruillier


message 4: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 886 comments Viv wrote: "12 January 2019

Translated from French
The Strange by Jérôme Ruillier"


This one looks interesting Viv! Did you enjoy it?


message 5: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments Cheryl wrote: "Viv wrote: "12 January 2019

Translated from French
The Strange by Jérôme Ruillier"

This one looks interesting Viv! Did you enjoy it?"


I am not sure enjoy is the right word! It is very good, but rather sad. The artwork is very sparse and effective.


message 6: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl | 886 comments Viv wrote: "Cheryl wrote: "Viv wrote: "12 January 2019

Translated from French
The Strange by Jérôme Ruillier"

This one looks interesting Viv! Did you enjoy it?"

I am not sur..."


Thanks Viv. Yes, I didn't pick my words very well! I'm adding it to my TBR.


message 7: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 19 January 2019

Translated from Japanese
Bear and the Wildcat by Kazumi Yumoto
Translated by Cathy Hirano


message 8: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 21 January 2019

Translated from Icelandic
Last Rituals by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir
Translated by Bernard Scudder


message 9: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 3 February 2019

Translated from Korean
The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to be Calm in a Busy World by Haemin Sunim
Translated by Chi-Young Kim


message 10: by Viv (last edited Apr 17, 2019 01:00PM) (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 27 March 2019

Translated from Ukrainian
The Museum of Abandoned Secrets by Oksana Zabuzhko
Translated by Nina Shevchuk-Murray

Language level unlocked: Translator :-)


message 11: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 17 April 2019

Translated from Spanish
The Feast of the Goat by Mario Vargas Llosa
Translated by Edith Grossman


message 12: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 21 April 2019

Translated from the Welsh
The Life of Rebecca Jones by Angharad Price
Translated by Lloyd Jones


message 13: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 6 May 2019

Translated from Greenlandic
Crimson by Niviaq Korneliussen


message 14: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 11 May 2019

Translated from Swedish
Silenced by Kristina Ohlsson
Translated by Sarah Death


message 15: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 14 July 2019

Translated from Arabic
Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi


message 16: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 28 July 2019

Translated from German
The Reader by Bernhard Schlink


message 17: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 15 August 2019

Translated from Polish
Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk


message 18: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 30 August 2019

Translated from Persian
Sin: Selected Poems by Forough Farrokhzad, translated by Sholeh Wolpe


message 19: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 9 September 2019

Translated from Finnish
The Hummingbird by Kati Hiekkapelto translated by David Hickston


message 20: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 29 September 2019

Translated from Czech
Waiting for the Dark, Waiting for the Light by Ivan Klíma translated by Paul E Wilson


message 21: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 6 October 2019

Translated from Indonesian
Apple and Knife by Intan Paramaditha translated by Stephen J Epstein


message 22: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 19 October 2019

Translated from Italian
The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante


message 23: by Viv (last edited Nov 03, 2019 12:44PM) (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 3 November 2019

Translated from Dutch
The Dinner by Herman Koch


message 24: by Viv (new)

Viv JM | 230 comments 19 December 2019

Translated from Portuguese
The Hour of the Star by Clarice Lispector


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