Can't resist a good challenge.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Books in Translation Reading Challenge 2012

Hosted by: The Introverted Reader
Dates: 7 January - 31 December, 2012

  • The challenge goal is to read any book that's been translated from its original language into another language that you're comfortable reading.
  • Any genre, format, or age range is accepted.
  • Crossovers with other challenges are OK.
  • You don't need a blog to participate; link up through Good Reads, Library Thing, etc.
  1. Beginner: Read 1-3 books in translation
  2. Conversationalist: 4-6
  3. Bilingual: 7-9
  4. Linguist: 10-12
✷ I'm signing up at the "Conversationalist" level, so I'll be reading 4-6 books.

See my original post about the challenge here.
See the challenge announcement page here.
See my challenge wrap-up post here.

MY READING LIST (books read, with links to reviews)
  1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Stieg Larsson 
  2. The Trial. Franz Kafka (reading now)

Buddenbrooks. Thomas Mann
The Castle. Franz Kafka
Chess Story. Stefan Zweig
The Double. Jose Saramago
Farewell Waltz. Milan Kundera
If on a winter's night a traveler. Italo Calvino
Ignorance. Milan Kundera
Invisible Cities. Italo Calvino
Last Year at Marienbad. Alain Robbe-Grillet
Skylark. Kosztolanyi Dezso
Steppenwolf. Hermann Hesse
The Trial. Franz Kafka

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