Reading Log

Books Read in 2022:


  • Six Four by Hideo Yokoyama (Japanese Literature Challenge 15)
  • Touring the Land of The Dead by Maki Kashimada (Japanese Literature Challenge 15)
  • Harriet The Spy by Louise Fitzhugh (reread)
  • Silent Parade by Keigo Higashino (Japanese Literature Challenge 15)
  • A Man And His Cat by Umi Sakurai (Japanese Literature Challenge 15)


  • The Darkness by Ragnar Jonasson (Nordic Finds Challenge 2022)
  • The Books of Jacob by Olga Tokarzcuk (International Booker Prize 2022 longlist)
  • One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey (reread)
  • The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley


  • Unraveling Oliver by Liz Nugent (Reading Ireland Month 2022)
  • Heaven by Meiko Kawakami (Japanese Literature Challenge 15, International Booker Prize 2022)
  • Elena Knows by Claudia Pineiro, translated from the Spanish by Frances Riddle (International Booker Prize 2022)
  • The Book of Mother by Violaine Huisman, translated from the French by Leslie Camhi (International Booker Prize 2022)
  • More Than I Love My Life by David Grossman, translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen, (International Booker Prize 2022)
  • Cursed Bunny by Bora Chung, translated from the Korean by Anton Hur (International Booker Prize 2022)


  • I Is Another by Jon Fosse
  • A New Name by Jon Fosse (International Booker Prize 2022 longlist)
  • Tomb of Sand (International Booker Prize 2022 Winner)
  • The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis (#1954 Club and #Narniathon21)
  • City on Fire by Don Winslow (DNF)
  • How Lucky by Will Leitch (Edgar Award 2022 longlist)


  • Happy Stories Mostly (International Booker Prize 2022 Longlist)


  • The Shell Seekers by Rosamund Pilcher (20 Books of Summer, reread)
  • All The Lovers In the Night by Meiko Kawakami (20 Books of Summer)
  • Cats of the Louvre y Taiyo Matsumata (20 Books of Summer)
  • Intimacies by Katie Kitamura (20 Books of Summer)
  • Book of Night by Holly Black (DNF) (20 Books of Summer)
  • Heights by Louise Candlish (20 Books of Summer)
  • Geiger by G. Skordeman (DNF, 20 Books of Summer)


  • The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See (20 Books of Summer)
  • Perestroika In Paris by Jane Smiley (20 Books of Summer, Paris in July 2022)
  • Paris by Edward Rutherfurd (20 Books of Summer, Paris in July 2022)
  • Maigret and The Reluctant Witnesses by Georges Simenon (20 Books of Summer, Paris in July 2022)
  • The Martins by David Foenkinos (20 Books of Summer, Paris in July 2022)
  • The Wind-Up Bird Chronicles by Haruki Murakami (20 Books of Summer, read along with Swift as Inspiration)
  • Outside by Ragnar Jonasson (20 Books of Summer)


  • Never by Ken Follett (20 Books of Summer)
  • Scattered All Over the Earth by Yoko Tawada (20 Books of Summer, Women In Translation Month)
  • Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan (20 Books of Summer, Booker Prize 2022 longlist)
  • life ceremony by Sayaka Murata (20 Books of Summer, Women in Translation Month)


  • Shogun by James Clavell
  • Tai Pan by James Clavell
  • Gai Jin by James Clavell
  • Horse by Geraldine Brooks


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