Projects

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Long-term Projects

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Current Schedule

  • December:
    • Suite française, Irène Némirovsky (Classics Spin #16 & Literature and War Readalong)
    • Under the Net, by Iris Murdoch (Readalong)
    • The Immortalists, by Chloe Benjamin
    • The Reader, by Bernhard Schlink
    • Eva Trout, by Elizabeth Bowen
    • Carrie’s War, by Nina Bawden
    • Hunger, by Roxane Gay

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2017 Projects

  • Japanese Literature Challenge 11 (from June, 1th, 2017 to January, 31th, 2018) ✓
  • Margery Sharp Day (25th January 2017) ✓
  • The Year of the Star (from February 6, 2017 to December 24, 2017)
  • #ReadSoulLit (February) 
  • Reading Ireland Month (March) 
    • The Visitor, by Maeve Brennan (2000, originally written in the 1940’s)
    • Miss Emily, by Nuala O’Connor (Nuala Ní Chonchúir, 2015)
    • Living on paper: letters from Iris Murdoch 1934-1995, edited by Avril Horner and Anne Rowe (2015)
    • The Lesser Bohemians, by Eimear McBride (2016)
    • Maeve Brennan: Homesick at The New Yorker, by Angela Bourke (2004)
  • Elizabeth Goudge Day (24th April)  ✓
    • The Rosemary Tree (1951)
  • The Classics Spin #15
  • My Year of Pilgrimage
    • March: Pointed Roofs (174 p.)
    • April: Backwater (160 p.)
    • May: Honeycomb (143 p.)
    • June: The Tunnel (280 p.)
    • July: Interim (163 p.)
    • August: Deadlock (222 p.)
    • September: Revolving lights (166 p.)
    • October: The Trap (112 p.) & Oberland (120 p.)
    • November: Dawn’s Left Hand (140 p.)
    • December: Clear Horizon (132 p.)
    • January/2018: Dimple Hill (152 p.)
    • February/2018: March Moonlight (105 p.)
    • March/2018: Catching-up read
  • Literature and War Readalong (from January 1st, 2017 to December 31th, 2017) ✓
    • February, Tuesday 28: Magnus by Sylvie Germain, 190 pages, France 2005 ✓
    • April, Friday 28: La douleur – The War by Marguerite Duras, 217 pages, France 1985 ✓
    • October, Tuesday 31: Suite Française by Irène Nemirovsky, 432 pages, France 1942
    • November, Wednesday 29: The Oppermanns – Die Geschwister Oppermann by Lion Feuchtwanger, 416 pages, Germany 1934
  • 1951 Club (April, 10th to 16th) ✓
  • Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon (April, 29th)  ✓
    • The Enchanted April, by Eizabeth von Arnim
    • First Love, by Gwendoline Riley
  • The Virago Modern Classics Book Club ✓
  • Virago Author of the Month (LibraryThing  Group) 
    • January: Vita Sackville-West ✓
      • The Edwardians
      • Behind the Mask: The Life of Vita Sackville-West, by Matthew Dennison (2014)
    • February: Rebecca West ✓
      • The Extraordinary Life of Rebecca West: A Biography, by Lorna Gibb
    • March:  Edith Wharton ✓
      • No gifts from chance: a biography of Edith Wharton, by Shari Benstock (1994)
    • April: Elizabeth von Arnim ✓
      • The Enchanted April
    • May: Willa Cather ✓
      • A Lost Lady, bv Willa Cather
      • Willa Cather, a critical biography, by E. K. Brown (1953)
    • June: Margaret Laurence ✓
    • July: Rumer Godden ✓
      • Black Narcissus
    • August: Christina Stead
    • September: Nina Bawden
    • October:  Margaret Kennedy
    • November: Margaret Atwood
    • December: Sylvia Townsend-Warner ✓
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