2013 Challenges

2013 Global Reading Challenge

Africa – Abdelilah Hamdouchi, The Final Bet (Morocco / American University in Cairo Press, 2008 / 4 stars)

Asia – Angela Savage, Behind the Night Bazaar (Thailand / Text Publishing, 2006 / 4 stars)

Australasia/Oceania – Wendy James, The Mistake (Australia / Penguin, 2012 / 4.5 stars)

Europe – Raymond Williams, The Volunteers (Wales / Library of Wales, 2012 [1978] / 3.5 stars)

North America – Gillian Flynn, Dark Places (USA / 2009 / 4.5 stars)

South America – Patricio Pron, My Father’s Ghost is Climbing in the Rain (Argentina / Faber and Faber / 2013 / 3.5 stars)

The Seventh Continent Hugh Howey, Wool (USA / Century, 2013 / 4 stars)

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2013 Translation Challenge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January – Fred Vargas, An Uncertain Place (France / Vintage, 2012 / 3.5 stars)

February – Anne Holt, Blind Goddess (Norway / Atlantic, 2012 / 4 stars)

March – Leif G.W. Persson, Linda, As in the Linda Murder (Sweden / Doubleday, 2013 / 5 stars)

April – Antonio Hill, The Good Suicides (Spain / Doubleday, 2013 / 4 stars)

May – Pascal Garnier, The A26 (France / Gallic Books, 2013 [2009] / 4 stars)

June – D.A. Mishani, The Missing File (Israel / HarperCollins, 2013 / 4 stars)

July – Hakan Nesser, Weeping Girl (Sweden / 2013 [2009] / 4 stars)

August – Ioanna Bourazopoulou, What Lot’s Wife Saw (Greece / Black and White Publishing / 4.5 stars

September – Anne Holt, Blessed are Those who Thirst (Norway / Corvus, 2013 / 4 stars)

October – Pascal Garnier, Moon in a Dead Eye (France / Gallic Books, 2013 [2009] / 4 stars)

November – Arnaldur Indriðason, Strange Shores (Sweden / Harvill Secker, 2013 / 5 stars)

December – Georges Simenon, The Hanged Man of Saint-Pholien (France / Penguin, 2014 / 4 stars

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