Last time I had read Marguerite Duras was for literary studies, some decades ago…
On day, hanging out in the used books section of a Chicago bookstore, I unearthed Moderato Cantabile, a classic I had never read. Here are just a few impressions, in English and in French, based on my reading in the original in French.
Marguerite Duras won le prix Goncourt in 1984 (L’Amant).
The Great and The Good
= for review, by a famous French author who just died last week The World Between Two Covers
= fascinating, on world literature The Typikon Decoded
= a very detailed and historical presentation
of the Orthodox Typikon Highland Storm
= the latest book
in the series I’m currently translating into French
Two Days Gone
= received at BEA The Shadow of the Cross
= beautifully illustrated historical graphic novel The Woman in Cabin 10
= finally checked this out at my library Moderato Cantabile (in French)
CURRENT AND NEXT AUDIOBOOKS
The Screwtape Letters
= for The Classics Club. Everything I Never Told You
= on my shelf, but I found a good audio version, it seems
In 2017, I plan to follow somewhat this pattern every month:
A: 1 TBR classic B: 1 TBR French C: 1 TBR other D: 1 TBR digital E: 1 library free range: that is, a book that begs me to take it home,
when I see it on the shelf F: 1 netgalley G: 1 other (new/tour/challenge) (if needed, 1 more from TBR
HAVE YOU READ OR ARE YOU PLANNING TO READ ANY OF THESE? WHAT ARE YOUR READING PLANS FOR JANUARY?