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July 2017:     #6Degrees of Separation Meme

  1. An American Tragedy – T. Dreiser (#20BooksOfSummer) – READ
  2. #ParisInJuly2017 –  French composer Darius Milhaud…who?
  3. #ParisInJuly2017Les Chouans (Balzac) – READ
  4. #ParisInJuly2017Rue des Boutiques Obscures  – P. Modiano – READ
  5. #20BooksOfSummer – Retour à Killybegs – Sorj Chalandon – READING
  6. #20 BooksOfSummer – Dear Ijeawele – C.N. Adichie – READ
  7. The New Yorker Magazine (dd 26 June 2017) –  READ  cover to cover  03.07.2017
  8. The New Yorker Magazine (dd 03 July 2017) –  READ  cover to cover  09.07.2017
  9. Cambridge Introduction to American Short Story – READING (ch 1-3)
  10. #German Challenge –  Die Tage Danach –  +  GR newspapers  – READING
  11. The Early Stories: 1953-1975 John Updike – READING     2/103
  12. #DealMeIn2017 challenge:
  13. Novella by U. Le Guin   Vaster Than Empires and More Slow – READ
  14. Short story by J. Updike   The Alligators – READ
  15. Short story by J. Updike  You’ll Never Know, Dear, How Much I Love You – READ
  16. Short Story – W. Trevor  The Piano Teacher’s Pupil – READING
  17. Essays by E.B. White –  #DealMeIn2017 challenge – READING 16/31

 

Juni 2017:     New Reading Strategy   ‘Slow Down….’

  1. Medea – Euripides (#20BooksOfSummer) – READ
  2. Brideshead Revisited– E. Waugh (#20BooksOfSummer) – READ
  3. Pale Fire – V. Nabokov (#20BooksOfSummer) – READ
  4. As I Lay Dying – W. Faulkner (#20BooksOfSummer) – READ
  5. The Sympathizer –  V.T. Nguyen READ (4.0) Pulitzer Prize List
  6. Dear Life – Alice Munro  (#20BooksOfSummer)  Nobel Prize List 2013 – READ
  7. Ragtime – E.L. Doctorow (#20BooksOfSummer) – READ
  8. Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh – J. Lahr (#20BooksOfSummer) – READ
  9. American Ulysses – R. White jr. (#20BooksOfSummer) – READ #NonFiction
  10. Walking the Nile – L. Wood (20BooksOfSummer) READ WorldFromMyArmChair
  11. The Death of the Heart – E. Bowen (#20BooksOfSummer) – READ
  12. The Running Hare – J. Lewis-Stempel (#20BooksOfSummer) – READ WorldFromMyArmChair
  13. Scoop – E. Waugh (#20BooksOfSummer) – READING
  14. Loving – H. Green (#20BooksOfSummer) – READING
  15. I, Claudius – R. Graves (#20BooksOfSummer) – READING
  16. The African Queen – C. S. Forester –  (#20BooksOfSummer) READING
  17. The Way of the Flesh – S. Butler (#20BooksOfSummer) – READING
  18. Sons and Lovers – D.H. Lawrence (#20BooksOfSummer) – READING
  19. The Sheltering Sky – P. Bowles (#20BooksOfSummer) – READING
  20. Under the Net – I. Murdoch (#20BooksOfSummer) – READ
  21. The Golden Bowl – H. James (#20BooksOfSummer) – READING

 

May 2017:    Book Tag

  1. Breitner’s Amsterdam (G. Breitner, Dutch artist) – K. Keijer – READ (Dutch)
  2. Mondriaan – H. Janssen READ (Dutch)
  3.  L’ Aventure des Cathédrales – G. Denizeau – READ (French)
  4. Passagère du silence – F. Verdier – READ (French)
  5. Go Tell It on the Mountain James Baldwin – READ
  6. The Republic – Plato – READ
  7. Les Chouans – H. Balzac – READ (French)
  8. Fellowship of the Ring – (Tolkien) – READ
  9. Angle of Repose – W. Stegner (#20BooksOfSummer) – READ
  10. Ça ira (1) Fin de Louis (play) – J. Pommerat – READ

 

April 2017    My reading was going nowhere….Mindy

  1. Essays: Michael Sweerts: Another Dimension  S. Schama (art critic) – READ
  2. Non- fiction: Medieval Christianity: A New History ( K. Madigan) READ
  3. La baronne meurt à cinq heures (2011) – READ
  4. #CrimeFiction: The Dying Detective (shortlist Petrona) L. Persson – READ
  5. The Wednesday Club (shortlist Petrona Award) K. Westö – READ
  6. French: Outside: Papiers d’un jour (M. Duras) – READ
  7. Monet (G. Goeffroy) – READ
  8. Immortelle randonnée (J.C. Rufin) READ
  9.  Les petits chevaux de Tarquinia (M. Duras) – READ
  10. Les fous de Guernesey – F. Lenormand – READ
  11. Eugène Boudin L’atelier de la lumière – A. Haudiquet – READ
  12. Van Gogh, Maître de la couleur – G. Denizeau – READ
  13. Monet – G. Denizeau – READ
  14. Claude Monet, sa vie, son temps, son oeuvre – G. Geffory – READ

 

March 2017:      Starting over….  new blog

  1. The Fellowship of the RingREAD  ch 1-6 READ
  2. Eight Months on Ghazzah Street (H. Mantel) – READ
  3.  Bleak House (C. Dickens) – READ
  4.  Catherine the Great (R. Massie) – READ
  5. Dans la tête de Marine Le Pen (M. Eltchanihoff) – READ
  6. Chez Soi (M. Chollet) – READ
  7. En Attendant Bojangles (O. Bourdeaut) – READ
  8. Ça Ira (1) Fin de Louis -play ( J. Pommerat) – READ
  9. Progaganda and Counter Terroism (E. Briant) – READ
  10. The Well Dressed Explorer  (Thea Astley) – READ
  11. Israel   (D. Gordis) – READ
  12. Life and Fate (V. Grossman) – READ
  13. Escape Hatch (V. Makanin) – READ
  14. Essays: (4)
  15. What Neil Gaiman Teaches Us About Survival –  (M. Miller) – READ
  16. Remembering the Dead – (R. Long) – READ
  17. Remapping history, Reclaming memory A. Wilson play (J. H. Scott) – READ
  18. Bleak House: Dead Mother’s Property (H. Schor) – READ

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