Welcome to the Book Nook! This is the weekly thread for Avocados to discuss books we’re currently reading, recommendations, genre, and serious literary criticism.
This week’s recommended discussion: Which books are better in the language in which they were written? Even a great adaptation can miss rhythms, wordplay, or the simple untranslatability of certain cultural feelings or ideas.
hat tip to Thomas the Fifth
One caveat: because we’re here to use our words, this is a NO GIF/YouTube/social media embed zone (the OTs are full of clutter, and I want to keep that out of this thread).
9/26: and loser isn’t… – book awards
10/3: reading habits