Friday, July 31, 2009
I have just learned about this challenge today and I am really excited about it. I have been a huge fan of Murakami's work for quite some time, but I have never really branched out to any other Japanese writers' works, which is exactly what this challenge will help me to do. For information about this challenge go to the following link Dolce Bellezza and join up! The challenge only requires that you read one book, but I am quite sure that I will be reading more than one. In fact, I already have in mind some of the books that I want to read for this challenge. I was thinking about Banana Yoshimoto's book, Kitchen - which I have heard such great things about. Also, I want to get a copy of Yoko Ogawa's book, The Housekeeper and The Professor. And I might read a Murakami book that I have not read before, maybe Kafka on the Shore or Sputnik Sweetheart? Either way, there are so many fantastic Japanese writers to choose from and I just can't wait to dive right in! Crikey! I just realized that I am now going to be participating in 4 challenges. Yikes! Maybe I need to see which books can overlap in which challenges. Hmmm. Either way, I am going to be reading some great literature. Cheers for now! Happy reading!!