2017 Reading Challenge




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I'm a bibliophile who loves collecting books. Definite cat person. Amateur historian and major geek, who loves all things Tolkien and Star Trek. I'm also fluent in German.

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  1. Dear Emily, here are some titles for your list:

    a book you read in school: Parcival, Wolfram von Eschenbach
    a book from my childhood: Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain
    a book published over 100 years ago: Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronté
    a book published last year: Unter Leuten, Julie Zeh
    a non-fiction book: Psychopolitik, Byung-Chul-Han
    a book written by a male author: Music of Change, Paul Auster
    a book written by a female author: Accordion crimes, Annie Proulx
    a book that became a film:Les trois Mousquetaires, Alexandre Dumas
    a book published in the 20th century: Wittgenstein’s Beetle, Martin Cohen
    a book set in your hometown/region: Ekkehard, Viktor von Scheffel
    a book with someones name in the title: Vogelweide, Uwe Timm
    a book with a number in the title: Eine seltsame Frau, Leyla Erbil
    a book someone else recommended to you: Retour a Reims, Didier Eribon
    a book with over 500 pages: Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace
    a book you can finish in a day: The Vegetarian, Han Kang
    a previously banned book: Ulysses, James Joyce
    a book with a one-word-title: Zone, Mathias Enard
    a book translated from another language: Mein weisser Frieden, Maria Bodrozic
    a book translated form another language: Schuld und Sühne, Fjodor Dostojewski
    a book that will improve a specific area of your life: Das kunstseidene Maedchen, Irmgard Keun
    a memoir or journal: Hoppe, Felicitas Hoppe
    a book written by someone younger than you: Taksim ist überall, Deniz Yücel
    a book set somewhere you’ll be visiting this year: Damit Du Dich im Viertel nicht verirrst, Patrick Modiano
    an award-winning book: Die Erfindung der Roten Armee Fraktion durch einen manisch-depressiven Teenager im Sommer 1969
    a self-publised book: Hotel Naipaula, Thomas Kutzli
    a book without the letter “e”: A Void, Georges Perec

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