Saturday, December 6, 2008

Lost in Translation Challenge

Lost in Translation Challenge
Jan. 1st - December 31, 2009

The goal is to read 6 books in translation.

My list:

The girl with the dragon tattoo - Steig Larsson (Swedish)
Living to tell the tale - Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Spanish)
Death with interruptions - Jose Saramago (Portuguese)
Shadow of the wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon (Spanish)
After the Quake - Haruki Murakami (Japanese)

40 stories - Anton Chekhov (Russian)
Perfume: the story of a murderer - Patrick Suskind (French)
2666- Robert Bolano (Spanish)
The Elegance of the Hedgehog - Muriel Barbery (French)
The Little Prince - Antoine de Exupery (French)

Out Stealing Horses - Per Petterson (Norwegian)
Memory - Philippe Grimbert (French)
Waiting for Godot - Samuel Beckett (French)
The Lost Daughter - Elena Ferrante (Italian)


Wendy said...

Vasilly: You have some great books to choose from! I'll look forward to reading your reviews :)

Sandra said...

You've got some good reading there. Memory and The Little Prince are both exceptionally good.
Out Stealing Horsed is very good also. I am going to read The Elegance of the Hedgehog too. I am also doing this challenge.