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Summer & Fall 2010 Book Lists

For those who've asked & those who are interested, here are the books on our reading lists for Summer & Fall 2010 (specific editions & translations with links to be announced):

Literature for the 21st Century: Summer 2010

  1. Roberto Bolano, The Skating Rink
  2. Mahmoud Darwish, A River Dies of Thirst: journals
  3. Breyten Breytenbach, All One Horse
  4. Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall: A Novel (Man Booker Prize)
  5. Eduardo Galeano, Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone
  6. Herta Muller, Nadirs (European Women Writers)
  7. Stella Feehily, Dreams of Violence

Brilliant Minds: Fall 2010

  1. Aeschylus, Agamemnon (trans. Arcese, 2nd ed. forthcoming May 2010)
  2. Lucretius, On the Nature of the Universe (Oxford World's Classics)
  3. Anonymous, Njal's Saga (Penguin Classics)
  4. Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well (Shakespeare, Pelican)
  5. Behn, Oroonoko (Penguin Classics)
  6. Pushkin, Eugene Onegin (Penguin Classics)
  7. Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Penguin Classics)
  8. Maugham, Of Human Bondage (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)
  9. Millay, Renascence & Other Poems in The Selected Poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay (Modern Library Classics)
  10. Oates, The Falls: A Novel (P.S.)