Row 1. Left to Right
- David Mitchel - UK - read three of his novels in March
- Hersh Norberg - Poland - Yiddish writer
- Jacob Dinezon - Lithuania - very prolific Yiddish writer
- Roberta Newman - USA - co-author of Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl - Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America
- S. A. Ansky - Belarus - author of most important Yiddish drama, Tbe Dybbuk, The Pioneers, and many other works
- Danielle McLaughlin - Ireland - short stories - I have been following her since 2012
- Arundhati Roy - India - Booker Prize Winner for The God of Small Things
- Akiyuki Nosaka - Japan. I have featured four of his WW Two Short Stories
- Orla McAlinden - Ireland - author of The Fkight of the Wren
- Colm Toibin - Ireland - highly regarded multi genre writer, featured many times
- Shakti Bhatt - India - short stories
- Leonora Carrington - UK to Mexico- renown surrealist writer and artist
- Mavis Gallant - Canada to France - featured many times
- Amanthi Harris - Sri Lanka - multi genre writer and artist, I hope to follow her work for many years
- Chaya Bhuvaneswer - USA - her debut short story collection White Dancing Elephants is an amazing work. I hope to follow her for years
- Selma Carvalho - UK - historian of the Goan Disporsa, short story writer
- Alice Nakhimovsky USA - co-author of Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl - Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America
- Louise Nealon - Ireland - short stories
- A. S. Byatt- UK -Booker Prize Winner
In March I posted on the work of 13 women and six men, six deceased authors and 13 living. Six writers were featured for the first time and 13 are old friends of The Reading Life.
My posts have been viewed 5,631,760 times
Of the five most viewed posts in March, four are on short stories by writers from The Philippines. One was on “A Piece of Bread” by Francois Coppee. I featured this story for Paris in July 2015.
Top visitor countries
- The Philippines
- Russia - world spam head quarters
Plans for next few months
I will continue reading along on The Mavis Gallant Project of Buried Print
Feel free to join in on this long term project
I started a new permanent Reading Life Project, Short Stories by South Asian Women.
I hope to finally finish my read through of The Comedie Humane by Honore de Balzac.
I will continue my readings in Yiddish literature and culture.
I will keep on with Holocaust related works.
I hope to complete my reread of 2666 by Roberto Bolano.
I am always looking for new to me writers
Oleander Bousweau has agreed to lend her expertise to The Reading Life, on loan from the Bousweau Foundation. Ambrosia Bousweau remains as European Director.
To my fellow book bloggers, keep blogging. The world needs you.
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