Thoughts on “The Black Book” by Orhan Pamuk

I read The Black Book by Orhan Pamuk (translated by Maureen Freely) for the World Party Reading Challenge, as November’s country was Turkey. I certainly could have chosen an easier book, but I’d never read Pamuk and was feeling ambitious. About the Book: Galip lives with his wife, Rüya, in Istanbul, where Galip works as […]

Thoughts on “A Thousand Splendid Suns” by Khaled Hosseini

The World Party Reading Challenge country for October was Afghanistan. I chose to read A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini. About the Book: A Thousand Splendid Suns spans thirty years of Afghan history, from the 1970s to 2003, and focuses on the lives of several Afghan women. It’s tough to say more about the […]

Readers of the World, I Need Your Help!

Okay, readers, I need your help. I’ve joined the World Party Reading Challenge, hosted by Packabook, who took over from Fizzy Thoughts. I’m really excited to read more world literature! But first…I have to find it. The challenge site offers suggestions for each month, which is a wonderful resource. Or, I could always turn to […]