The Boarding-School Girl, by Nadezhda Khvoshchinskaya, tr. Karen Rosneck (2000. Original: Pansionerka, 1861)

Click on the link below to read my review: The Boarding-School Girl, by Nadezhda Khvoshchinskaya, tr. Karen Rosneck (2000. Original: Pansionerka, 1861) About the book Northwestern University Press, 2000, tr. Karen Rosneck, 154 p. Goodreads Original title: Pansionerka/ Пансионерка First published in 1861 My rating: 4 stars I read this book for  Backpack Through Europe Summer Reading…

Soviet Milk, by Nora Ikstena, tr.  Margita Gailitis (2018. Original: Mātes piens, 2015)

Click on the link below to read my review: Soviet Milk, by Nora Ikstena, tr.  Margita Gailitis (2018. Original: Mātes piens, 2015) About the book Peirene Press, 2018, tr.  Margita Gailitis, 192 p. Goodreads First published in 2015 Original title: Mātes piens My rating: 2,5 stars I read this book for  Backpack Through Europe Summer Reading Challenge  

Breathing into Marble, by Laura Sintija Černiauskaitė, tr. Marija Marcinkute, 2016 (Original: Kvėpavimas į marmurą , 2006)

Click on the link below to read my review: Breathing into Marble, by Laura Sintija Černiauskaitė, tr. Marija Marcinkute, 2016 (Original: Kvėpavimas į marmurą , 2006) About the book Noir Press, 2016, tr. Marija Marcinkute, 192 p. Goodreads First published in 2006 Original title: Kvėpavimas į marmurą The book was made into a movie, directed by Giedrė Beinoriūtė (2018, IMDb) My rating:…

Tomb Song, by Julián Herbert, tr. Christina MacSweeney (2018. Original: Canción de tumba, 2011)

Click on the link below to read my review: Tomb Song, by Julián Herbert, tr. Christina MacSweeney (2018. Original: Canción de tumba, 2011) About the book Graywolf Press, 2018, tr. Christina MacSweeney, 208 p. Goodreads First published in 2011 Original title: Canción de tumba My rating: 4 stars I read this book for the Spanish and Portuguese Reading Months, hosted by Stuart and Richard

Flights, by Olga Tokarczuk, tr. Jennifer Croft (2017. Original: Bieguni, 2007) 

Click on the link below to read my review: Flights, by Olga Tokarczuk, tr. Jennifer Croft (2017. Original: Bieguni, 2007) About the book Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2017, tr.  Jennifer Croft, 410 p. Goodreads Riverhead Books, 2018, tr.  Jennifer Croft, 416 p. Goodreads First published in 2007 Original title: Bieguni Winner of the 2018 Man Booker International Prize My rating: 5 stars I…

Do Desejo, by Hilda Hilst (1992)

Click on the link below to read my review: Do Desejo, by Hilda Hilst (1992) Because there is desire within me, everything glimmers (poem, tr. Lavinia Saad) Do not look for me there (poem, tr. Lavinia Saad) If I seem to you nocturnal and imperfect (poem, tr. Lavinia Saad) About the book Globo Livros, 2005, 148 p. Goodreads

Júbilo, memória, noviciado da paixão, by Hilda Hilst (1974)

Click on the link below to read my review: Júbilo, memória, noviciado da paixão, by Hilda Hilst (1974) This mournful moon, this unease (poem, tr. Beatriz Bastos) When Beatrice and Cayanna ask you, Dionysus (poem, tr. Beatriz Bastos) It is as it should be, Dionysus: do not come (poem, tr. Beatriz Bastos) Send me word, if you can (poem, tr. Beatriz Bastos) I…

The Matriarch, by G. B. Stern (1924)

Click on the link below to read my review The Matriarch, by G. B. Stern (1924) About the book Daunt Books, 2013, 272 p. Goodreads First published in 1924 Original title: Tents of Israel The book is the first of a series of novels based on  G. B. Stern’s own family – the ‘Rakonitz Chronicles’ My rating: 4…