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A bookish catch-up – including too many new books & reading resolutions for 2021!


As 2020 draws to a close, I sit down to update you on my end of year reading, far too many new books and whether or not I am setting myself reading resolutions for 2021.

// Stuff mentioned:
Jen Campbell’s casual audiobook of Pride & Prejudice (Part 1):
The Pass Poet book subscription box: and
(My box has arrived in the meantime and I am SO in love! It includes a translated novel by a female writer, a wonderfully designed magazine about the novel’s country of origin, and lots of lovely things from that country as well. Also, 10% of proceeds go to charity and I am just in love with this project!!)

// Books mentioned
John Burnside – Waking Up in Toytown
Jane Austen – Emma (in a beautiful edition by dtv!)
Pearl S. Buck – The Eternal Wonder
Yuval Noah Harari – Sapiens, the graphic novel
Wirmüsstenmalreden (“We should talk”) – Dear Discrimination
Avni Doshi – Burnt Sugar
Tsitsi Dangarembga – This Mournable Body
Langston Hughes – I Wonder as I Wander (please someone tell me how to pronounce this properly)
Frantz Fanon – Black Skin, White Masks
Natsuo Kirino – Out
Sara Ahmed – Living A Feminist Life
Snow Falling on Cedars – David Guterson
May Ayim, Dagmar Schultz, Katharina Oguntoye (eds.) – Farbe bekennen. Afro-deutsche Frauen auf den Spuren ihrer Geschichte.

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// About me
Hi, I’m Kathy, a (late) twenty-something book lover from Germany. I currently live in Munich and have worked in publishing for more than four years. On this channel, I want to share my passion about books and the book industry with you. New videos about literary fiction, non-fiction, translated fiction, publishing and the occasional vlogs every weekend.

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