silby’s 2024 board

A book that goes back and forth between time periodsA book with a talking animal: Monday Starts on Saturday by Arkady and Boris StrugatskyA Lambda Literary Award winner: The Call-Out by Cat FitzpatrickThe first book in a series with at least 3 books: The Three Evangelists by Fred VargasThe oldest book (by original publication year) you own and haven’t read
A book you learned about from someone else’s bingo board (any year)A book of poetry published in the year 2000 or later: Wrong Norma by Anne CarsonA book set in a country house: Bleak House by Charles DickensA book by an author you love but who you haven’t read in over five years A book that’s a retelling of a myth/​fable/​fairytale/​legend
A book with a moon, a star, or a planet in its title: Evil Under the Sun by Agatha ChristieA book recommended to you by someone at least ten years older or ten years younger than you: Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas PynchonAny book! (Free space): The Bachelors by Muriel SparkA book involving an old wooden ship: H.M.S. Surprise by Patrick O’BrianA book on Vulture’s Best Books of 2023 list: The Wager by David Grann
A book by a woman of the South Asian diasporaA book by an author with three or fewer published books: Tracers in the Dark by Andy GreenbergA play by someone other than ShakespeareRead one of a friend’s favorite books from childhoodA book with a body of water on the cover: Right Ho, Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse
A history of something : Magus by Anthony GraftonA book set in a place you want to travel to: Revenge of the Scapegoat by Caren BeilinA book with a title that is a complete sentence: Cotton Comes to Harlem by Chester HimesA book with an elderly main character: The Trees by Percival EverettA book translated from Spanish (or in Spanish)