Add Your Blog | | Signup
winstonsdad · 4d ago

Bodies of summer by martin Felipe Castagnet

Bodies of Summer by Martin Felipe Castagnet Argentinean literature Original title – Los Cuerpos del Verano Translator – Frances Riddle Source – personnel copy I just had another new talent f...
winstonsdad · 5d ago

Mourning Diary by Roland Barthes

                Mourning Diary by Roland Barthes French Memoir Original title –Journal de deuil Translator – Richard Howard Source – personnel copy I said I got this after reading a piece ab...
winstonsdad · 1W ago

PIllars of Stuart Pillar one WIlliam Butler Yates

                                    As I said yesterday , I wanted to remember mum , but as I was thinking of Mum , I thought of how she and my dad had both set me on the road to being a […]
winstonsdad · 1W ago

A book to help with Mum’s passing

I read a piece last week by Scott Esposito called On books we read (and write) to get by . The piece was about Naja Marie Aidt on her  struggle to get by with the death of her son . She was ...
winstonsdad · 1W ago

Monte Carlo By Peter Terrin

Monte Carlo by Peter Terrin Belgian  fiction Original title – Monte Carlo Translator – David Doherty Source – Review copy Now on to the books that could be on next years man booker list and ...
winstonsdad · 1W ago

Fish have no feet by Jon Kalman Stefansson

Fish have no feet by Jon Kalman Stefansson Icelandic Fiction Original title – Fiskarnir hafa enga fætur Translator – Philip Roughton Source – Review copy So I reach the final post of this ye...
winstonsdad · 2W ago

The traitors Niche by Ismail Kadare

The traitors Niche by Ismail Kadare Albanian Fiction Original title – Kamarja e turpit Translator – John Hodgson Source – Library copy I near the end of the man boomer journey with last but ...
winstonsdad · 2W ago

The Shadow Man booker shortlist

We choose this year to announce the shortlist after the actual announcement . This was mainly as we all had a number of books to read this year and a number were 400 plus pages we gave every...
winstonsdad · 2W ago

The unseen by Roy jacobsen

The unseen by Roy Jacobsen Norweigian fiction Original title – De Usynlige Translators – Don Bartlett and Don Shaw Source – review copy Well I’m a year late reviewing this one it was one of ...
winstonsdad · 3W ago

War and Turpentine by Stefan Hertmans

  War and Turpentine by Stefan Hertmans Belgian fiction Original title – Oorlog en terpentijn Translator- David Mckay Source – review copy Stefan Hertmans is a poet , novelist and short stor...