The T.B.R shelves

Yesterday I organized my shelves downstairs removed books read and put on shelves books stacked by them that I ve yet to read and intend to in next few months well year probably ,there is well over a hundred including library books .

Top shelf includes santa Evita a group read on Frances blog in october ,desert le Clezio that I am really looking for forward too also Bao Minh sorrow of war north Vietnamese war memoir .

this shelf is mainly books from my around the world in 52 books challenge which I’ve let drift although I ve read books from 45 countries so far this year ,the bad girl by Mario Vargas Llhosa is one I m looking forward to on this shelf also my second Kadare the siege .

More from around world challenge ,highlight snow Pamuk be my 3 Pamuk have loved others I ve read ,Gunter Grass diary of a snail that Sebald liked in Campo santa and my second favourite german writer .

these are mainly recent buys Haildor Laxiness independent people is a highlight and good buy for 30p ,the new Makine and sunset oasis are ones I’ll be reading this month .

and these library books and others I want to try to read a couple from my arabic reading challenge ,and bei feiyu three sisters a new voice from china that Stewart a booklit really rates .There is 15 new countries that I haven’t read since I ve blogged ,so I ll hopefully have 60 countries that I ve read books from by end of the year .

WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS FOR REST OF THE YEAR ?

HAVE YOU ANYTHING YOU REALLY WANT TO READ BEFORE END OF THE YEAR ?

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