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26 July
2016

Summer with the Cities of Literature

The summer holidays are upon us, and the Cities of Literature couldn’t resist preparing a #summerreading list, which they warmly recommend to all readers of the partner cities. Lovers of various genre types will certainly find something of interest here — from crime fiction to poetry, the list has it all!

Flowers of Flames: Unheard Voices of Iraq – Ed. By Sadek Mohammed, Soheil Najm, Haider Al-Kabi (Baghdad)

In Diamond Square– Mercè Rodoreda (Barcelona)

The Green Road– Anne Enright (Dublin)

An Angel at My Table– Janet Frame (Dunedin)

Sunlight Pilgrims – Jenni Fagan (Edinburgh)

Dunlop– Hans Thill (Heidelberg)

What Belongs to You – Garth Greenwell (Iowa City)

Madam– Antoni Libera (Krakow)

Law of Desire– Andrej Blatnik (Ljubljana)

Ivan Franko: Moses and Other Poems– Ivan Franko (Lviv)

Hot Little Hands– Abigail Ulman (Melbourne)

The Essex Serpent– Sarah Perry (Norwich)

Smart– Kim Slater (Nottingham)

General Theory of Oblivion– José Eduardo Agualusa (Óbidos)

Snowblind – Ragnar Jónasson (Reykjavik)

The Same River – Jaan Kaplinski (Tartu)

Oblomov– Ivan Goncharov (Ulyanovsk)

Let’s get to reading!