Saturday, August 15, 2020

Scandinavian Reading Challenge 2020

Scandinavian Reading Challenge
January 1 to December 31, 2020
hosted by A Viking in LA
@AVikingInLA | #ScandiReadingChallenge
(details and signup)

Starting in late with this reading challenge to get to some books in my tbr pile and want list.

This is the 3rd year of the Scandinavian Reading Challenge, a reading challenge that focuses on the Scandinavian countries of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark.

Reading Prompts:
A Scandinavian classic
A book by, about, or involving the Sámi indigenous people
A book set in the Scandinavian country whose literature you’re least familiar with
A book in a series by a Nordic author
A book by or about refugees to Scandinavia
A Scandinavian book published in the last year (either in original language or in translation)
A Nordic book nominated for an award in 2019/2020 (longlist or shortlist)
A book of short stories by a Scandinavian author or group of authors including a Scandinavian author
A Scandinavian book with a film or TV adaptation
A Scandinavian book recommended or gifted to you

Bonus 1: A prompt from a previous year’s challenge (2018 or 2019)
Bonus 2: A book by a Scandinavian author you’ve enjoyed before

Reading list:

by Fredrik Backman
Contemporary, Sports, Hockey, Sweden | Goodreads | my review

Chestnut Man
by Søren Sveistrup
translated by Caroline Waight
Mystery, Denmark, Copenhagen | Goodreads

My Struggle
aka Min Kamp (Book 1)
by Karl Ove Knausgaard
Memoir, Norway | Goodreads

Such Good Work
by Johannes Lichtman
Literary, Sweden | Goodreads

The Tenant
by Katrine Engberg
Mystery, Thriller, Denmark | Goodreads | my review

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