nathan’s 2023 board

A book published at least 50 years before you were bornA book with a season in the title…or the word “season”: Five Tuesdays in Winter by Lily KingA book of just straight up hijinks/hijinks vibesA book with multiple narrators or points of view: The Expatriates by Janice YK LeeAn author’s debut novel: The Border of Paradise by Esmé Weijun Wang
A short story collection by a woman: Half in Love by Maile MeloyA book a friend wants you to readAn adult book by an author best known for writing for children/YAA book by an author you read for the first time in the last two years: Priestdaddy by Patricia LockwoodA book translated from Russian: Day of the Oprichnik by Vladimir Sorokin
A book that was originally published in installments: after the quake by Haruki MurakamiA book with a photograph on the cover: Outline by Rachel CuskAny book! (Free space)A book by an author who has immigrated to America: The Night in Lisbon by Erich Maria RemarqueA book about a road trip: Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler
A book about food: Search by Michelle HunevenA book published in 2023: Berlin by Bea SettonA non-fiction book about fiction: Novelist as a Vocation by Haruki MurakamiA book you got for free: Kafka on the Shore by Haruki MurakamiA book with a film or TV adaptation in production: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
A book that is amongst those you’ve owned for the longest without reading: Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthyA book that’s second or later in a seriesA book about the natural world: The Overstory by Richard PowersA book on Vulture’s Best Books of 2022 list: The Employees by Olga RavnA book by an author you read in school: Cathedral by Raymond Carver