Dolce Belleza has been graciously hosting the Japanese Literature Challenge for the 6th year! This year, it runs from June 1, 2012 until January 30, 2013. It requires the reading of at least one work of Japanese literature (or poetry) written by a Japanese author (or poet).
I already did this challenge last year, and read for it:
This year, as you know, I’m doing a crazy amount of Reading Challenges, but if possible I’d like to read 8 books for this challenge, that is, one a month. Well, I only read 4!!
Read for Challenge 6:
#1: The Devotion of Suspect X, by Keigo Higashino
#2: The Housekeeper And The Professor, by Yoko Ogawa
#3: Salvation of a Saint, by Keigo Higashino
#4: The Thief, by Fuminori Nakamura
Possible titles for Challenge 7!!:
Botchan, by Soseki
“Strangers”/or In Search of A Distant Voice, by Taichi Yamada
The Face of Another, by Kobe Abe
An Artist of the Floating World, by Ishiguro
Manazuru, by Kawakami
Volcano, by Shusaku Endo
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