Reading the World 2020 Series

For our next yearly program, Scuppernong Books will offer READING THE WORLD, an eleven month reading series of contemporary fiction authors in translation from around the world.

We'll lead an open discussion on each month's book on the first Wednesday of each month at 7pm.

Travel the world with us in 2020.

FEBRUARY

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk

Translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones   POLAND

 

MARCH

Senselessness by Horacio Castellanos Moya

Translated by Katherine Silver.  SALVADOR

 

APRIL

The Memory Police by Yōko Ogawa

Translated by Stephen Snyder.  JAPAN

 

MAY

The Unseen by Roy Jacobsen

Translated by Don Bartlett and Don Shaw.  NORWAY

 

JUNE

My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

Translated by Ann Goldstein.  ITALY

 

JULY

Track Changes by Sayed Kashua

Translated by Mitch Ginsburg.  ISRAEL/PALESTINE

 

AUGUST

The Butcher of Casablanca by Abdelilah Hamdouchi

Translated by Peter Daniel   MOROCCO

 

SEPTEMBER

Valerie by Sara Stridsberg

Translated by Deborah Bragan-Turner.  SWEDEN

 

OCTOBER

An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter by César Aira

Translated by Chris Andrews.  ARGENTINA

 

NOVEMBER

Cockroaches by Scholastique Mukasonga

Translated by Jordan Stump.  RWANDA

 

DECEMBER

Confessions by Rabee Jaber

Translated by Kareem James Abu-Zeid   LEBANON

 

 

 

 

 


 

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead: A Novel Cover Image
By Olga Tokarczuk, Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Translated by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525541332
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 13th, 2019

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Senselessness Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780811217071
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Published: New Directions - May 17th, 2008

The Memory Police: A Novel Cover Image
By Yoko Ogawa, Stephen Snyder (Translated by)
$25.95
ISBN: 9781101870600
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Published: Pantheon - August 13th, 2019

The Unseen (Biblioasis International Translation #31) Cover Image
By Roy Jacobsen, Don Shaw (Translator), Don Bartlett (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781771963190
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Published: Biblioasis - April 21st, 2020

My Brilliant Friend: Neapolitan Novels, Book One Cover Image
By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781609450786
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Published: Europa Editions - September 25th, 2012

Track Changes Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802147899
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Published: Grove Press - January 14th, 2020

The Butcher of Casablanca: A Detective Hanash Crime Novel (Hoopoe Fiction) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9789774169687
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Published: Hoopoe - April 21st, 2020

Valerie: or, The Faculty of Dreams: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374151911
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 6th, 2019

An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter Cover Image
By César Aira, Chris Andrews (Translated by), Roberto Bolaño (Preface by)
$12.95
ISBN: 9780811216302
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Published: New Directions - May 25th, 2006

Cockroaches Cover Image
By Scholastique Mukasonga, Jordan Stump (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780914671534
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Published: Archipelago - October 25th, 2016

Confessions Cover Image
By Rabee Jaber, Kareem James Abu-Zeid (Translated by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780811220675
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Published: New Directions - March 21st, 2016