Welcome to my very own WWW Wednesday! This is originally hosted by SAM@TAKING ON A WORLD OF WORDS.
The mechanics for WWW Wednesday is quite simple. You just have to answer three questions:
- What are you currently reading?
- What have you finished reading?
- What will you read next?
I’ve been seeing this meme quite often in my fellow blogger’s pages. As it is bookish and quite simple to complete, I decided to take the plunge. Oh the bandwagoner in me! This is my first time doing it so do bear with me. Happy reading! Without any more ado, here goes.
What are you currently reading?
As I have decided for July to be another Asian literature month, I have been indulging in works of Asian authors. My latest and current read is the National Book Award finalist Pachinko written by Korean-born author Min Jin Lee. It has been, so far, a slow read dealing about the history of a Korean migrant family whose story is linked with the modern history of South Korea. It is rare to read a Korean family saga so I am biding my time with this one. It’s been a great so far.
What have you finished reading?
In line with my July Asian literature month, my last three reads are Joanne Ramos’ The Farm, Pitchaya Sudbanthad’s Bangkok Wakes to Rain and Ocean Vuong’s On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous. All of these books are part of my 2019 Books I Look Forward To list; yes, finally I made headway on that one, 4/11 so far. Without particular design, these authors are all South East Asian. What a coincidence!
What will you read next?
For the final stretch of my reading month, I am hoping to complete at least two more books. I have originally planned to include one of Murakami’s works in the list but since I have read quite a lot of his work already, I opted to have at least an Oe on my list; Kenzaburo Oe is a Nobel Peace Prize in Literature winner. But one thing is certain, I am going to indulge in Salman Rushdie’s Haroun and the Sea of Stories. The book is part of my 2019 Top 20 Reading List.
There goes my first version of WWW Wednesday. Do look forward to my next WWW Wednesday list. How about you fellow reader, what are your WWW Wednesday reads? Care to share it in the comment box? Or you can do your own but don’t forget to tag me!
P.S. Since I am quite a slow reader, I will be doing WWW Wednesday every two weeks. 🙂