April round up

Well April has been a hugely successful month ,i started a couple of ideas for the future the first is the late summer don Quixote read along reading the new Edith Grossman translation and also my world cup of writing going round the 32 countries qualified for the world cup .there has been a great behind the scenes interview in to the world of publishing .i ve read 10 books this month –

  1. The beautiful screaming of pigs by Damon Galgut
  2. The purple violet of Oshaantu by Neshani Andreas
  3. piano by Jean Echenoz
  4. The sailor who fell from grace with the sea by Yukio Mishima
  5. The carpenter’s pencil by Manual Rivas
  6. A private affair by Beppe Fenoglio
  7. The queen of Palmyra by Minrose Gwin
  8. Young Hitler by Peter Claus
  9. Beirut39 by various writers
  10.  A year in the woods by Colin Elford

oh its hard to pick  favourites hard to choose been really quality this month but 3 must reads young hitler ,Beirut39 and the queen of Palmyra all worth getting .

Challenges –

100 books this year – 39/100 -well on course think i ll read over a hundred this year

around the world in 52 books 14/52 -have fallen behind this month from my list but have read 8 translated books this month .

next month –

Just in middle of life a user manual ,got few library books i need to read and going to read football relate books early in month

current read life a user's manual

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