Over at Biblibio, host of this wonderful Women in Translation month, she's just shared 7 of her favourite WIT reads -- as suggested by another reader, Jacqui at JacquiWine's Journal.
I think this is a great idea! So I'm sharing mine here -- some favourites, not favourites-of-all-time, that is too hard to whittle down. Share yours too if you would like!
Kitchen / Banana Yoshimoto (translated from Japanese by Megan Backus)
Please Look After Mom / Kyung-Sook Shin (translated from Korean by Chi-Young Kim)
Wildlives / Monique Proulx (translated from French by David Homel & Fred A. Reed)
Fairy Ring / Martine Desjardins (translated from French by Fred A. Reed & David Homel)
The Artificial Silk Girl /Irmgard Keun (translated from German by Kathie von Ankum)
Broken / Karen Fossum (translated from Norwegian by Charlotte Barsland)
Three Bags Full / Leonie Swann (translated from German by Anthea Bell)