silby’s 2023 board

A book published at least 50 years before you were born: Persuasion by Jane AustenA book with a season in the title…or the word “season”A book of just straight up hijinks/hijinks vibesA book with multiple narrators or points of view: Slow Horses by Mick HerronAn author’s debut novel: A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine
A short story collection by a womanA 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: The Recognitions by William GaddisA book translated from Russian
A book that was originally published in installmentsA book with a photograph on the cover: The Two-Penny Bar by Georges SimenonAny book! (Free space): The Strange Bird by Jeff VanderMeerA book by an author who has immigrated to America: France before 1789: The Unraveling of an Absolutist Regime by Jon ElsterA book about a road trip
A book about foodA book published in 2023A non-fiction book about fictionA book you got for freeA book with a film or TV adaptation in production
A book that is amongst those you’ve owned for the longest without readingA book that’s second or later in a series: The Lost Gallows by John Dickson CarrA book about the natural worldA book on Vulture’s Best Books of 2022 list: Pure Colour by Sheila HetiA book by an author you read in school