jules’s 2024 board

A book that goes back and forth between time periods: Gallery of Clouds by Rachel EisendrathA book with a talking animal: Monday Starts on Saturday by Arkady & Boris StrugatskyA Lambda Literary Award winnerThe first book in a series with at least 3 books: Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou, Vol. 1 by Hitoshi AshinanoThe oldest book (by original publication year) you own and haven’t read: Van Gogh by W. Uhde
A book you learned about from someone else’s bingo board (any year)A book of poetry published in the year 2000 or later: Life on Mars by Tracy K. SmithA book set in a country house: What Moves the Dead by T. KingfisherA book by an author you love but who you haven’t read in over five years : Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil GaimanA book that’s a retelling of a myth/​fable/​fairytale/​legend
A book with a moon, a star, or a planet in its titleA book recommended to you by someone at least ten years older or ten years younger than youAny book! (Free space): The Premonition by Banana YoshimotoA book involving an old wooden shipA book on Vulture’s Best Books of 2023 list: August Blue by Deborah Levy
A book by a woman of the South Asian diaspora: Oceanic by Aimee NezhukumatathilA book by an author with three or fewer published books: Finna by Nino CipriA play by someone other than Shakespeare: The Moors by Jen SilvermanRead one of a friend’s favorite books from childhood: The Forbidden Door by Marilee HeyerA book with a body of water on the cover
A history of something : Queer: A Graphic History by Meg-John Barker & Julia ScheeleA book set in a place you want to travel to: M Train by Patti SmithA book with a title that is a complete sentence: This Is Real and You Are Completely Unprepared by Rabbi Alan LewA book with an elderly main characterA book translated from Spanish (or in Spanish): The Divorce by César Aira