2022 Reviews

This is a list of my 2022 reviews: click on the link to read the post 🙂
Reviews marked with asterisks are my recommendations each month.

Correct up to: 22/5/22

39) Strangers I Know by Claudia Durastanti
38) Violets by Kyung-Sook Shin
37) The Seamstress of Sardinia by Bianca Pitzorno
36) All the Lovers in the Night by Mieko Kawakami
35) Catching Fire by Daniel Hahn
34) Never Did the Fire by Diamela Eltit

33) Beautiful Star by Yukio Mishima
32) Seven Japanese Tales by Jun’ichirō Tanizaki
31) Star the Elephant by Remy Lai
30) *Tomb of Sand by Geetanjali Shree*
29) Paradais by Fernanda Melchor
28) Happy Stories, Mostly by Norman Erikson Pasaribu
27) The Book of Mother by Violaine Huisman
26) More Than I Love My Life by David Grossman

25) Skydragon 4: Brave the Storm by Anh Do
24) Love in the Big City by Sang Young Park
23) After the Sun by Jonas Eika
22) Phenotypes by Paulo Scott
21) The Old Woman with the Knife by Gu Byeong-mo
20) *In the Margins by Elena Ferrante*

19) Pleasure in Profit by Laura Moretti
18) My Pen is the Wing of a Bird: New Fiction by Afghan Women
17) *Unterm Neomond (Under the Neomoon) by Wolfgang Hilbig*
16) Fantastically Great Women by Kate Pankhurst
15) The Sky above the Roof by Nathacha Appanah
14) The Odyssey by Homer
13) Pow Pow Pig 2: Let the Games Begin by Anh Do

January – January in Japan
12) The Splendor of Longing in the Tale of Genji by Norma Field
11) The River Ki by Sawako Ariyoshi
10) The Samurai by Shūsaku Endō
9) The Book of Tea by Kakuzo Okakura
8) Self Portraits by Osamu Dazai
7) Genji Days by Edward Seidensticker
6) The Factory by Hiroko Oyamada
5) The Taiheiki, translated by Helen Craig McCullough
4) The World of the Shining Prince: Court Life in Ancient Japan by Ivan Morris
3) The Tosa Diary by Ki no Tsurayuki
2) Longing and Other Stories by Jun’ichirō Tanizaki
1) *The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami*