The longlist for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize was released today, and there are some great titles to add to your TBR. Before we get into those books though, I want to point out a few cool things about this year's list. First, only two of these novels are from large conglomerate publishing houses;… Continue reading The 2019 Man Booker International Longlist
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Beowulf – A Review
Beowulf Unknown author Epic Poetry | Classics | Fantasy First written around 975 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I'm not sure what kept me from reading the epic poem Beowulf. It's sort, it's metal, it's based on Norse legends, there's a dragon - those are all elements that usually make me love a story. Whatever the reason… Continue reading Beowulf – A Review
2018 National Book Awards Translated Literature Longlist Released!
The National Book Foundation has released its longlist for translated literature. I hadn't heard of any of these books before, but they all sound so great. Disoriental by Negar Djavadi Amazon | Goodreads Comemadre by Roque Larraquy Amazon | Goodreads The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq - Dunya Mikhail Amazon | Goodreads One… Continue reading 2018 National Book Awards Translated Literature Longlist Released!