Friday, May 05, 2006

Reading The World

Again this year, Gulf of Maine Books is one of 125 bookstores across the country participating in the Reading The World month, highlighting international literature and the publishing of translations here in the United States. You can learn more about this program, and about the chosen books, at .
The books we have chosen to feature are:
Gate of the Sun Elias Khoury Lebanon
The Mountain Poems Meng Hao-jan China
Things in the Night Mati Unt Estonia
Europeana Patrik Ourednik Czech Republic
Selected Poems Czeslaw Milosz Poland
Don Quixote Miguel de Cervantes Spain
Gimpel the Fool Isaac Bashevis Singer Poland
The Nimrod Flipout Etgar Keret Israel
Monologue of A Dog Wislawa Szymborske Poland
A Tale of Love and Darkness Amos Oz Israel
Thebes At War Naguib Mahfouz Egypt
Borkman's Point Hakan Nesser Sweden
Massacre River Rene Philoctete Haiti
Midnight's Gate Bei Dao China
Memed, My Hawk Yashar Kemal Turkey
Dirty Snow Georges Simenon Belgium
Three Horses Erri De Luca Italy
Stalemate Icchokas Meras Lithuania
Voices from Chernobyl Svetlana Alexievich Ukraine
The Noodle Maker Ma Jian China


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