Bookcentric reading challenge


February 2021

A Translated Book

While curating this list, we came across a plethora of great books. To make things relatively simple, we have included, only books of other languages that have been translated to English. We hope this list will help you choose your favourite for this month!
Bookcentric suggests:
  1. Kabuliwala by Rabindranath Tagore
  2. Mad & Madder : Tall Tales of a Fantastic Family by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay
  3. The Crazy Tales Of Pagla Dashu And Co. by Sukumar Ray
  4. Pather Panchali : Song of the Road by Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
  5. Shesh Prashna : The Final Question by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
  6. Hajar Churashir Maa by Mahasweta Devi
  7. Sei Somoy : Those Days by Sunil Gangopadhyay
  8. Aporajito : The Unvanquished by Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
  9. Nondito Norok e : In Blissful Hell by Humayun Ahmed
  10. Khwaabnama by Akhteruzzaman Elias
  11. Letters of Blood by Rizia Rahman
  12. There’s Gunpowder in the Air by Manoranjan Byapari
  13. What Really Happened : Stories by Banaphool
  14. The Moving Shadow : Various Authors by Arunava Sinha
  15. Tree Without Roots by Syed Waliullah
  16. The Observant Owl by Kaliprasanna Singha
  17. Boatman of the Padma by Manik Bandopadhyay
  18. Cobalt Blue by Sachin Kundalkar by Jerry Pinto
  19. Poonachi by Perumal Murugan
  20. Jasmine Days by Benyamin
  21. The Unseeing Idol of Light by K. R. Meera
  22. The Magic Doe by Qutban Suhravardi
  23. Sugandhi Alias Andal Devanayak by T.D. Ramakrishnan
  24. Moustache by S. Hareesh
  25. Hangwoman by K. R. Meera
  26. The Bronze Sword of Thengphakhri Tehsildar by Indira Goswami
  27. Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shanbagh
  28. The Revenue Stamp by Amrita Pritam
  29. Tamas by Bhisham Sahni
  30. Chander and Sudha by Shree Dharamvir Bharti
  31. Written in Tears by Arupa Patangia Kalita
  32. The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa
  33. Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
  34. Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
  35. Out by Natsuo Kirino
  36. Silence by Shusaku Endo
  37. A River in Darkness : One Man’s Escape from North Korea by Masaji Ishikawa
  38. One Hundred Shadows by Hwang JungEun
  39. The Plotters by Un-su Kim
  40. Bluebeard's First Wife by Ha Seong-nan
  41. Please Look After Mom by Shin Kyong-Suk
  42. The Hole by Hye-Young Pyun
  43. Mina by Kim Sagwa
  44. The Disaster Tourist by Yun Ko-eun
  45. Blood Sisters by Kim Yideum
  46. The Price of Paradise by Susana Lopez Rubio
  47. Thing We Lost in the Fire by Mariana Enriquez
  48. The Bitch by Pilar Quintana
  49. The Murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia
  50. A Long Petal of the sea by Isabel Allende
  51. Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera
  52. Such Small Hands by Andre Barba
  53. Fever Dream by Samantha Shweblin
  54. The Hole by Jose Revueltas
  55. 77 by Guillermo Saccomanno
  56. The Spirit of Science Fiction by Roberto Bolano
  57. Hurricane Season by Fernanda Melchor
  58. In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Álvarez
  59. Arséne Lupin by Maurice Le Blanc
  60. Three Strong Women by Marie NDiaye
  61. Disoriental by Negar Djavadi
  62. Tram 83 by Fiston Mwanza Mujila
  63. The Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani
  64. The Stranger by Albert Camus
  65. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby
  66. No Exit by Jean Paul Sarte
  67. Oscar and the Lady in Pink by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt
  68. Never Stop Walking : A Memoir of Finding Home Across the World by Christina Rickardsson
  69. The Family Clause by Jonas Hassen Khemiri
  70. The Harry Hole Series by Jo Nesbo
  71. Willful Disregard by Lena Andersson
  72. Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist
  73. The Silver Music Box by Mina Baites
  74. Elven by Bernhard Hennen and James A. Sullivan
  75. The Elephant Keeper’s Daughter by Julia Drosten
  76. Visitation by Jenny Erpenbeck
  77. High as the Waters Rise by Anja Kampmann
  78. The Flying Mountain by Christopher Ransmayr
  79. Go Went Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck
  80. Käsebier Takes Berlin by Gabriele Tergit
  81. Tyll by Daniel Kehlmann
  82. The Eighth Life by Nino Haratischwili
  83. The Barefoot Woman by Scholastique Mukasonga
  84. Transparent City by Ondjaki
  85. The Conscript: A Novel of Libya’s Anticolonial War by Gebreyesus Hailu
  86. Dar Es Salaam by Night by Ben R. Mtobwa
  87. The Curious Case of Dassoukine’s Trousers by Fouad Laroui
  88. The Queue by Basma Abdel Aziz
  89. Ladivine by Marie Ndaiye
  90. Baho by Roland Rugero
  91. Murambi, The Book of Bones by Boubacar Boris Diop
  92. Mr. Myombekere and His Wife Bugonoka, Their Son Ntulanalwo and Daughter Bulihwali by Aniceti Kitereza
  93. The Strange Bride by Grace Ogot
  94. Forest of a Thousand Daemons: A Hunter's Saga by D.O. Fagunwa
  95. Wrath of the Ancestors by A.C. Jordan
  96. The Rich Man of Pietermaritzburg by Sibusiso Nyembezi
  97. The Big Green Tent by Lyudmila Ulitskaya
  98. The Coronation by Boris Akunin
  99. The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
  100. The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  101. Bright by Duanwad Pimwana
  102. Frontier by Can Xue
  103. Life by Lu Yao
  104. Mirages of the Mind by Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi
  105. Death is Hard Work by Khaled Khalifa
  106. Minor Detail by Adania Shibli
  107. Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi
  108. The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree by Shokoofeh Azar
  109. A Horse Walks Into a Bar by David Grossman
  110. The Door by Magda Szabo
  111. An Untouched House by Willem Frederik Hermans
  112. The Neopolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante
  113. The Twenty Days of Turin by Giorgio De Maria
  114. Trick by Domenico Starnone