- Roderick Hudson by Henry James -early James-I have as a personal perpetual challenge to read all the fiction of Henry James and Edith Wharton
- Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austin-a reread from 40 years ago
- Nip The Buds, Shoot the Kids by Kenzaburo Oe
- Rouse Up O Young Men of the New Age by Kenzaburo Oe
- The Old Capital by Yasunari Kawabata -reread
- Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami
English Language Novels
- Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood-I liked it but I liked The Handmaiden's Tale more
- The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford-see my post please as I cannot really compress my thoughts on this novel into one line.
- February Flowers by Fan Wu-coming of age story set in modern China-a good read for the 2010 GLBT reading challenge
- The Man Who Killed Rasputin: Felix Youssoupov and the Murder that Helped Bring Down The Russian Empire by Greg King-also a good choice for the 2010 GLBT Challenge-interesting popular history for Romanov devotees like me.