Last year this was probably the biggest event in the book blogging community with 40 participating bloggers and almost 200 reviews! It is simply amazing to read such a big number of interesting reviews about a big variety of books written in another language than English.
Surprisingly, a complete newcomer won the award for the best review – I still feel flattered and a bit embarrassed – and what is even better: after reading my review of Volker Weidermann’s Ostende book, a Bulgarian publisher got interested, read the book and decided to publish it in Bulgarian. That makes me happy since many of my Bulgarian friends will have soon an opportunity to read this great book and will finally understand about what I was raving in my review.
I will join in again this year. As for my reading plans, I will soon publish them in a separate blog post.
For those of my readers who would like to join this event, these are the simple rules:
Week 2: Nov 8-14 Christa Wolf Reading Week. Hosted by Caroline.
Week 3: Nov 15-21 Ladies’ reading week incorporating a readalong of Ursula Poznanski’s award-winning YA title, Erebos on Friday 20.11. Hosted by Lizzy.
Week 4: Nov 22-28 Gents’ reading week incorporating a Literature and War readalong of Erich Maria Remarque’s A Time To Love and A Time to Die on Friday 27.11. Hosted by Caroline.
Week 5: Nov 29-30 Read as You Please.
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