Long-term Projects


2019 Projects

Year-long Challenges
  • Literary Criticism Readalong, hosted by Tom over at Wuthering Expectations
    • The Sense of an Ending, Frank Kermode ✓
    • Illuminations, Walter Benjamin
    • Fables of Identity, Northrop Frye
    • Mimesis, Erich Auerbach
  • Tales & Co. Goodreads Group, hosted by A Skeptical Reader
  • Women of the World Goodreads Group, hosted by Kirsty and Katie
    • January – Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck (Germany)
    • February – Convenience Store Woman, by Sayaka Murata (Japan)
    • March – The Shutter of Snow by Emily Holmes Coleman (United States of America)
    • April – After Midnight, by Irmgard Keun (Germany)
    • May – Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto (Japan)
    • June – Swallowing Mercury, by Wioletta Grzegorzewska (Poland)
    • July – The Bone People by Keri Hulme (New Zealand)
    • August – The Insomnia Museum, by Laurie Canciani (Wales)
    • September – So Long a Letter by Mariama Ba (Senegal)
    • October – My sister the serial killer, by  Oyinkan Braithwaite (Nigeria)
    • November – Heat and Dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (India)
    • December – Song of a Captive Bird, by Jasmin Darznik (Iran)
  • Readalong of Henrik Pontoppidan’s Lucky Per, hosted by Dorian (May)
  • Japanese Literature Challenge 12 (From January to March), hosted by Meredith over at Dolce Bellezza
    • Convenience Store Woman, by Sayaka Murata, tr. Ginny Tapley Takemori (2018. Original: コンビニ人間, 2016)
    • Territory of Light, by Yūko Tsushima, tr. Geraldine Harcourt (2018. Original: 光の領分, 1979)
    • The Goddess Chronicle, by Natsuo Kirino, tr. Rebecca Copeland (2013. Original: 女神記, 2008)
    • A Riot of Goldfish, by Kanoko Okamoto, tr. J. Keith Vincent (2010. Original: 金魚撩乱, 1937/ 食魔, 1941)
  • #ReadSoulLithosted by Didi (February)
  • Reading Ireland Month (March)
  • Classics Spin #19 (January, 31st, 2019)
    • Cassandra at the Wedding, by Dorothy Dodds Baker
  • The #1965Club (April, 22nd – 28th, 2019), hosted by Karen and Simon
  • 20 Books of Summer
  • All Virago/ All August
  • Women in Translation Month
  • Victober
  • RIP Challenge
  • German Lit Month
Personal projects


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