1930s Reading Project – Foreign Edition

Just to make my reading project further unlikely and impracticable,

I’ve decided to alternate English language books with foreign language books. – I’m really going to try and make an effort to read one book at a

time to its conclusion, and not follow my usual practice of starting ten at once and never getting round to finishing them until six months

later.

Here’s the list:

  1. Family, by Pa Chin
  2. Birth of our Power, by Victor Serge
  3. The

    Sorrowful Eyes of Hannah Karajich, by Ivan Olbracht

  4. Hordubal, by Karel ?apek
  5. The Sleepwalkers, by Hermann

    Broch

  6. A Sad Affair, by Wolfgang Koeppen
  7. Tarabas, by Joseph Roth
  8. Cainaima, by Rómulo Gallegos
  9. Seven Red Sundays, by Ramón J Sender
  10. Ferdydurke, by Witold Gombrowicz
  11. Verdun, by Jules

    Romains

A varied selection, with emphases on the Austro-Hungarian empire and anarchism, which you could only expect from me – and

from the 1930s.

(p.s. Does anyone know how to render unicode characters in HTML? The ? on ?apek needs its little hat.)

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