Reading Challenges

LATIN AMERICA READING CHALLENGE – Completed 
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I. CHILE – Roberto Bolaño –Amulet [1999] – ★★★★★

II. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Julia Alvarez – Before We Were Free [2002] – ★★★★

III. BRAZIL – Clarice Lispector – Near to the Wild Heart [1943] – ★★★★1/2

IV. ARGENTINA – Adolfo Bioy Casares –Asleep in the Sun [1978] – ★★★1/2

V. COLOMBIA – Ingrid Rojas Contreras – Fruit of the Drunken Tree [2018] – ★★★

VI. MEXICO – Juan Rulfo – Pedro Páramo[1955] – ★★★★

VII. MEXICO – Leonora Carrington –The Hearing Trumpet [1974] – ★★★★

VIII. CHILE – Roberto Bolaño – By Night in Chile [2000] – ★★★★1/2

IX. ARGENTINA – Silvina Ocampo –Thus Were Their Faces[1989] – ★★★★1/2

X. HAITI – Edwidge Danticat –The Farming of Bones [1998] – ★★★

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ASIA READING CHALLENGE – Completed 

I. I Have the Right to Destroy Myself [1996] by Young-Ha Kim (South Korea) – ★★★

II. Please Look After Mother [2008] by Kyung-sook Shin (South Korea) – ★★★★

III. Moth Smoke [2000] by Mohsin Hamid (Pakistan) – ★★★★1/2

IV. The Decagon House Murders [1989] by Yukito Ayatsuji (Japan) – ★★1/2

V. Sweet Bean Paste [2013] by Durian Sukegawa (Japan) – ★★★★★

VI. Shipwrecks [1982] by Akira Yoshimura (Japan) – ★★★★★

VII. Malice [1996] by Keigo Higashino (Japan) – ★★★1/2

VIII. The Woman in the Dunes [1962] by Kobo Abe (Japan) – ★★★★

IX. Miracle Creek [2019] by Angie Kim (South Korea/USA) – ★★★★

X. Half a Lifelong Romance [1950] by Eileen Chang (China) – ★★★★★

XI. The Far Field [2019] by Madhuri Vijay (India) – ★★★

XII. The Face of Another [1964] by Kobo Abe (Japan) – ★★★★★

XIII. The Memory Police [1994] by Yoko Ogawa (Japan) – ★★★★★

XIV. Convenience Store Woman [2016] by Sayaka Murata (Japan) – ★★★★

XV. A House Without Windows [2016] by Nadia Hashimi (Afghanistan/USA) – ★★★★