#WITmonth rolls round once more. Time to look back at the past twelve months. It appears they were good for Woman in Translation at Lizzy’s Literary Life, with 24 titles read, 25, if you count the one I read twice, twice. That equates to 25% of my reading! These are listed in chronological sequence of reading, links are to my reviews, and the five asterisked titles are my personal favourites.

City of Jasmine – Olga Grjasnowa
Translated from German by Katy Derbyshire

The Jeweller – Carys Lewis
Translated from Welsh by Gwen Davies (Meet the Translator)

The Eighth Life – Nino Haratischvili (Read twice) * (Actually ***** My 2019 Book of The Year and a new entry to my Top Ten of All Time.)
Translated from German by Charlotte Collins and Ruth Martin

Distant Signs – Anne Richter
Translated from German by Douglas Irving

The German House – Annette Hess
Translated from German by Elisabeth Lauffer

Fish Soup – Margarita García Robayo
Translated from Spanish by Charlotte Coombe

The Aosawa Murders – Riku Onda *
Translated from Japanese by Alison Watts

The Years – Annie Ernaux
Translated from French by Alison L Strayer

The Dark Lake – Hella Haasse
Translated from Dutch by Ina Rilke

I Remain in Darkness – Annie Ernaux *
Translated from French by Alison L Strayer (Meet The Translator)

A Woman In the Polar Night – Christiane Ritter *
Translated from German by Jane Degras

Drive Your Plow Over The Bones of the Dead – Olga Tokarcjuk
Translated from Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones

Pixel – Krisztina Tóth
Translated from Hungarian by Owen Good

Little Eyes – Samanta Schweblin
Translated from Spanish by Megan McDowell

Weeping Waters – Karin Brynard
Translated from Afrikaans by Maya Fowler and Isobel Dixon

Your Ad Could Go Here – Oksana Zabuzkho
Translated from Ukrainian by Halyna Hyrn, Askold Melnyczuk, Nina Murray, Marco Carynnyk, Marta Horban,

The Hour Between Dog and Wolf – Silke Scheuermann
Translated from German by Lucy Jones

The Last Country – Svenja Leiber
Translated from German by Nika Knight

A Cage in Search of A Bird – Florence Noiville *
Translated from French by Teresa Lavender Fagan

Käsebier Takes Berlin – Gabriele Tergit
Translated from German by Sophie Duvernoy

Summer of Reckoning – Marion Bruet
Translated from French by Katherine Gregor

Gilgi, One of Us – Irmgard Keun
Translated from German by Geoff Wilkes

The Revolt – Clara Dupont-Monod (Review to follow)
Translated from French by Ruth Diver

Paula – Sandra Hoffmann (Review to follow)
Translated from German by Katy Derbyshire