Monday, November 29, 2010

The Wolves Reading Schedule for 2011


I am just about finished with Vilnius Poker, our reading selection for November which was due last Friday. So while we're awaiting my belated post, I thought now would be a good time to announce the 2011 reading schedule for The Wolves, previously known as the Unstructured Book Group. We're a small group of bloggers who met during a read-along of Roberto Bolaño's 2666 back in 2009 and have been hanging out online ever since. As you can probably tell from the list, we're an eclectic bunch with a special fondness for translated/international literature. Do feel free to join us at any time! "Meetings" are held on the last Friday of each month.

January - The Bread Givers by Anzia Yezierska (me)
February - Our Horses in Egypt by Rosalind Belben (Emily)
March - Conversation in the Cathedral by Mario Vargas Llosa (Richard)
April - The Dodecahedron, or a Frame for Frames by Paul Glennon (Sarah)
May - What Ever Happened to Modernism? by Gabriel Josipovici (Frances)
June - The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz (Claire)
July - Snow by Orhan Pamuk (me)
August - The End of the Story by Lydia Davis (Frances)
September - Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar (Richard)
October - House of Leaves by Mark Danielewski (Sarah)
November - The Planetarium by Nathalie Sarraute (Emily)
December - One Man's Bible or Buying a Fishing Rod for My Grandfather by Gao Xingjian (Claire)

Click here for the 2010 schedule.

4 comments:

Lu @ Regular Rumination said...

I always want to intrude on this little party, but I never seem to have the book read on time. I might try this year for a little guided reading.

Rise said...

A great diverse lineup. I may be able to attend the meetings on June and July as I own the books. I'll also try to look for copies of titles that interest me.

E. L. Fay said...

That would be great if you two could join. I actually thought you already were a member, Lu? I know Rise did the Borges side trip a few months back and had some good posts.

Sycorax Pine said...

This is a great list, I agree. Highly tempting. I very much want to join you, but I will have to see whether I can crowbar some time into my reading and work schedule!

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