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Griete

From Bern, Bern / Berne Switzerland
Age 42
Joined Sunday, November 16, 2003
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Extended Profile
Oh dear oh dear, I can't remember whom I sent THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES to, please send me another message so that I can answer!

My first bookring took place in 2005. Thanks Spiderchic :-)
I also took part in a Tiara Sweepstakes (a bookcrosser wins by surprise a massive number of books!)
In 2007, thanks to chich and to retromonkey, I took part in the Birthday RABCK
www.flickr.com/---/birthdayrabck/

I am currently reading/mes lectures du moment:

L'amour nègre de Jean-Michel Olivier
We were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates
American Psycho by Brett Easton Ellis (bookcrossing)
March by Geraldine Brooks (bookring)
I am Charlotte Simmons by Tom Wolfe
His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
Le coeur d'une autre de Tatiana de Rosnay
I capture the castle by Dodie Smith
A Rage in Harlem by Chester HImes
The Golden Apples by Eudora Welty
The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
Morality for beautiful girls by Alexander McCall Smith
Number the stars by Lois Lowry
The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux

Read in 2017
The Illusionist by Jennifer Johnston
Spinning by Tillie Walden
Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante
Trois femmes puissantes par Marie NDiaye
From Hell by Alan Moore

Read in 2013
The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas
Hollywood Animal by Joe Eszterhas
L'échappée australienne d'Annick Cojean
The last bachelor by Jay McInerney
Wildflower: An Extraordinary Life and Mysterious Death in Africa by Mark Seal
Une poignée d'étoiles par Rafik Schami
Annie John by Jamaica Kincaid

Read in 2012
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
A Princess Remembers: The Memoirs of the Maharani of Jaipur by Devi Gayatri
Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
Unorthodox by Deborah Feldman
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
Washington Square by Henry James
The Darlings by Cristina Alger
Swimming towards the ocean by Carole L. Glickfeld

Read in 2011
3096 jours de Natascha Kampush

Read in 2010
Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
The story of a marriage by Andrew Sean Greer
The Emperor's Children by Claire Massud
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
The Help by Katheryn Stockett
Salaam Brick Lane by Tarquin Hall
Rory & Ita by Roddy Doyle

Read in 2009
Call the midwife by Jennifer Worth
Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan
Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith
The Rules of Survival by Nancy Werlin
One Fifth Avenue by Candace Bushnell
Saturday by Ian McEwan
Dans le nu de la vie - Une saison de machettes de Jean Hatzfeld
The Laments by George Hagen
The Master Butchers Singing Club by Louise Erdrich
Ainsi mentent les hommes de Kressmann Taylor
J’aurais voulu être Egyptien par Alaa Al-Aswany
Un peu de respect, j’suis ta mère! par Hernan Casciari
Fear of Flying by Erica Jong (bookcrossing)
Watership Down by Richard Adams (bookcrossing)
White Teeth by Zadie Smith (bookcrossing)
Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
Mother's Milk by Edward St Aubyn
Rapport aux bêtes de Noëlle Revaz
The bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller (bookcrossing)

Read in 2008
The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
Twopence to cross the Mersey by Helen Forrester
Cold Comfort Farm (bookcrossing)
Expulsion par Alain Genestar
Brightness Falls by Jay McInerney
The Sea by John Banville (bookring)
Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Read in 2007
Alabama Song par Gilles Leroy
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd (bookcrossing)
Merci Karl! par Arnaud Maillard
Je l'aimais par Anna Gavalda
The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells (bookcrossing)
Une pièce montée de Blandine Le Callet
Une Française à New York de Laurence Haïm
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling
The Good Life by Jay McInerney
My Best Friend's Girl by Dorothy Koomson (bookcrossing)
Persepolis de Marjane Satrapi
Une campagne off : Chronique interdite de la course à l'Elysée par Daniel Carton
La femme fatale par Raphaëlle Bacqué et Ariane Chemin
L'homme qui m'offrait le ciel de Calixthe Beyala
Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
The Yacoubian Building by Alaa Al Aswany
Nicolas Sarkozy : La fringale du pouvoir par William Emmanuel
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro (bookring)
We need to talk about Kevin by Lionel Shriver
The Girl's Guide To Hunting And Fishing by Melissa Bank (bookcrossing)
Brick Lane by Monica Ali (bookcrossing)
East of Time by Jacob G. Rosenberg
Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn (bookray)

Read in 2006
La promesse de Sorj Chalandon
My lover's lover by Maggie O'Farrell (bookcrossing)
The story of Lucy Gault by William Trevor (bookcrossing)
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (bookring)
The Devil wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger
Le carnaval des monstres de Anne-Sophie Brasme
L'élégance du Hérisson de Muriel Barbery (favourite book of the year)
La mort de Lara de Thierry Consigny
Brideshead Revisited (bookring)
Eloge de la faiblesse d'Alexandre Jollien
Le métier d'homme d'Alexandre Jollien
Franz et Clara de Philippe Labro
Girlbomb by Janice Erlbaum
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Cowlfer (bookring)
Northern Lights (bookcrossing) by Philip Pullman and I ADORED it!!!
THE MOVIE'S FIRST TRAILER
www.hisdarkmaterials.org/---/the-golden-compass-trailer-released
The Ginger Tree (bookring) by Oswald Wynd

Read in 2005
Tideland by Mitch Cullin
Les grands-mères de Doris Lessing
Le ventre de l'Atlantique de Fatou Diome (trade)
L'attentat de Yasmina Khadra
Persépolis, tome 1 de Marjane Satrapi
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell (bookcrossing)
Deux femmes en vue de Madeleine Chapsal
Le soleil des Scorta de Laurent Gaudé
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by JK Rowling
(No time for the moment to go to the forum, but I'm sure there are theories galore and I'd like to see and share my thoughts. I loved it!)
La Salamandre de Jean-Christophe Rufin
Je vous ai tous aimés de Johann Heuchel
Giannino Furioso ou Le Journal d'un fripon de Vamba
Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks (bookring)
Destruction d'un coeur de Stefan Zweig
Le joueur d'échecs de Stefan Zweig
Ada Blackjack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic by Jennifer Niven
Le Ruisseau des Singes de Jean-Claude Brialy
Personnages désespérés de Paula Fox
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
La Terre est plus belle que le Paradis de Khaled al-Berry
Etre sans Destin d'Imre Kertesz
David Golder d'Irène Nemirovsky
Variations sauvages de Hélène Grimaud
Ma vie de geisha de Mineko Iwasaki
Sang impur de Hugo Hamilton
Une vie française de Jean-Paul Dubois
Une vie de rêve de Marian Keyes
Le vin de solitude d'Irène Némirovsky
L'affaire Courilof d'Irène Nemirovsky
Jonathan Livingstone le Goéland de Richard Bach

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