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BBC重磅盘点了2018年必读的好书,你读过几本?

中英网  www.uker.net  2018-12-05  来源: 转载  作者: uker

冬天,暖茶和好书更配哦!

BBC Culture最新发布的好书榜,

带你打开冬日满满的想象力~

 


1

《症结》

Crux


Crux

by

Jean Guerrero

 

Unraveling the mystery of a father's behavior.

 

揭开一位父亲谜一般行为背后的故事。

 

This Cross-Border Memoir is a beautiful and haunting narrative about a daughter's quest to understand her charismatic, troubled, and elusive father, a self-mythologizing Mexican immigrant who travels across continents — and across the borders between imagination and reality, spirituality and insanity.

 

这部文笔优美、令人难忘的跨国回忆录,讲述了一个女儿为了理解自己父亲而开始的解密之旅。她的父亲是一个自我神话,具有超凡人格魅力、深不可测的墨西哥移民,穿越了南北美的洲界;同时也跨越了想象与现实、灵性与癫狂之间的界限。

 

2

《星河》

A River of Stars

 


A River of Stars

by

Vanessa Hua

 

Two desperate women find family and community to support their struggle for freedom.

 

两个绝望的女人在为自由的挣扎中从对方身上找到了力量。

Scarlett Chen, a deputy manager in a Shenzhen, China, factory, is pregnant and flying to Perfume Bay near Los Angeles, where the son she's expecting can be born a US citizen. Her trip is financed by her much older married boss, the father of three daughters.

 

在被年龄比她大很多,已经拥有三个孩子的已婚老板的安排下,中国深圳一个工厂的副经理斯嘉丽·陈身怀六甲、飞往洛杉矶的香湾,为了给肚中的儿子求得一个美国公民身份…….

 

3

《我的休养生息之年》

My Year of Rest and Relaxation

 


My Year Of Rest and Relaxation

by

Ottessa Moshfegh

 

A darkly comic tale about a 24-year-old who decides to "hibernate" for a year...

 

24岁时,决定“冬眠”一年的黑暗趣事......

Imagine, if you will, taking a bona fide break from the world.

You know, rolling down the shades. Turning off the light. Crawling into bed, maybe with some Cheez Doodles. Pulling the covers over your head and just ...resting.

Sounds blissful, no? 

 

想象一下,如果你真的可以逃离这个世界。

你懂的,你只需拉下百叶窗,关掉灯,爬上床。也许配上一些芝士味泡芙,然后......就美美地一觉睡过去~

听起来很不错,不是么?

 

4

《自由的预言者》

Prophet of Freedom

 


Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

by

David W Blight

Born in Maryland to a mother he rarely saw and a father he never knew (likely his mother's white owner), Douglass was 20 years a slave, nine years a fugitive, a charismatic public speaker and memoirist, and, after Mark Twain, probably the most widely traveled public figure of his century…

 

道格拉斯出生于马里兰,极少能够见到自己的母亲,从未知晓自己的父亲是谁(可能是他妈妈的白人老板),他做了二十年的黑奴、九年的逃亡者,还是一位极富魅力的公共演讲家,并且还极有可能是他那个年代继马克·吐温之后旅行足迹涉及最广的人物……

 

5

《来自浅静之海》

From a Low and Quiet Sea

 


From a Low and Quiet Sea

by

Donal Ryan

The lives of a Syrian refugee, a heartbroken carer and a crooked moneyman cross with poignant results...

一位叙利亚难民、一个心碎的看护者和一个不正当的投资人,三人的命运相交于沉痛的结局......

 

Three men, searching for some version of home, their lives moving inexorably towards a reckoning that will draw them all together.

为了寻找心目中的家,他们的生命不可逆转地走向了共同的指向。

 

6

《行走中的宴席》

The Traveling Feast

 


The Traveling Feast

by

 Rick Bass

 

Over the course of three years, he flies and drives to whoever is available to accept a meal...

 

在三年的时间里,他飞驶向那个人,无论那个人是谁,只要愿意和他共进一顿餐......

 

Newly single after a long marriage, with both daughters in college, Bass takes an extended pilgrimage in search of "a recipe for greatness, in art and in life". He visits writers who inspired and mentored him and, in gratitude, cooks them a great meal, with help from his students...

 

刚刚结束一段漫长的婚姻的巴斯,两个女儿还在上大学,“为了找寻令人满意的艺术和生活状态”,他展开了漫长的朝圣,他拜访曾经启发、引导过他的作者们,作为回报,还会和自己的学生一道为他们做一顿饭......

 

 

7

《美国新土著诗人》

New Poets of Native Nations

 

 


New Poets of Native Nations

by

Heid E Erdrich

 

 

Poetry of a new time — an era of witness, of coming into voice.

 

这是新时代的诗——是见证的时代,发声的时代。

 

New Poets of Native Nations is an ambitious project designed to bring together voices of poets who published their first book in the twenty-first century.

 

《美国新土著诗人》是一部野心勃勃的著作,它想要集合在本世纪初,初次出版过著作的诗人们的声音。

 

Most of the contributors to the anthology are "multiracial" and that "not one of them identifies as 'Native American' alone". This fact makes the anthology a unique primary source for understanding the complexities, and beauty, of hybrid identity and culture.

 

这本诗集的多数诗人都是混血,没有一人只具有“美国原住民”这样的身份。这也让这本选集成为人们理解美国混血身份和文化,及其复杂性和美丽的首要渠道。

 

8

《成为奥斯卡·王尔德》

Making Oscar Wilde

 

 


 Making Oscar Wilde

by

Michèle Mendelssohn

 

Draws on compelling new archives and rare documents to tell the story of Oscar Wilde's life.

 

用全新的令人吃惊的文史资料来讲述一个不一样的奥斯卡·王尔德的故事。

 

A fascinating account of how young Wilde's flair for self-promotion aligned with the birth of celebrity culture during the "age of Barnum".

 

本书精彩描述了王尔德在造星运动初现端倪的“巴纳姆”时代中的自我推销天赋。

 

 


9

《乔布斯,一个小人物》

Jobs, Small Fry

 


Jobs, Small Fry

by

Lisa Brennan

 

One night Jobs says if she doesn't come with the family to the circus she should move out.

 

一天夜里,乔布斯对他(的女儿)说,如果她不和家人一起去马戏团的话,就得搬走。

This gripping memoir by Steve Jobs' daughter adds another layer of complexity to the public perception of the late Apple co-founder. Her mother is Jobs' high-school girlfriend, artist Chrisann Brennan. They never married, and until DNA tests proved it definitively, he denied paternity...

 

出自乔布斯女儿之手,一段关于已故苹果创始人乔布斯扣人心弦的回忆录,为大众所认知的乔布斯增加了更为复杂的一面。作者的母亲是乔布斯的高中女友布伦南,和乔布斯没有结婚,DNA测试之前,乔布斯都不承认自己的父亲身份……

 

 

10

《我们所亏欠的》

What We Owe

 


What We Owe

by

Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde

 

"Our time was always borrowed… we should have died in the revolution."

 

“我们的时间是借来的......我们应该在革命中死去。”

Nahid gets the fatal diagnosis of stage-four ovarian cancer. She recalls university days in Iran 30 years before, when her younger sister Noora disappeared during a police crackdown on a demonstration and many others died. Leaving her family behind, she follows Masood, her husband, into exile, even though he beats her mercilessly. Then he is gone, too. "Everything disappears," Bonde writes...

 

纳希德被确诊为卵巢癌晚期,她回忆起30年前在伊朗的大学时光,那时她的妹妹诺亚在一次暴乱中失踪,很多人都死了。抛下家人,她跟着丈夫马苏德开始了流亡的生活,甚至惨遭无情的家暴。最后,他也走了。作者说:“一切都消失了”......

 

 

11

《奥义》

Mysterium

 

 


Mysterium

by

Susan Froderberg

 

In Froderberg's mythic universe, the ultimate goal is reaching the summit of the highest peak in the world, Mysterium, also known as Sarasvati...

 

在弗勒德贝里神秘的宇宙中,终极的目标是登上世界最高峰的峰顶——奥义峰,也被大家叫做娑罗室伐底......

 

Mysterium, inspired by the 1976 death of Nanda Devi Unsoeld, offers an escape into a self-enclosed world in which any second can bring sudden death or ecstasy.

 

《奥义》这本书从1976年楠达德维峰的事故中获得灵感,提供给每个人一个能够躲进一个自我封闭的世界的入口,在那里的每一秒,都可能意味着突然的死亡或者狂喜。

 

12

《刺杀骑士团长》

Killing Commendatore

 


 

Killing Commendatore

by

Haruki Murakami

 

When he discovers a strange painting in the attic, he unintentionally opens a circle of mysterious circumstances.

 

当他在阁楼中发现了一幅奇怪的画之后,无意中进入了一系列的离奇状况的怪圈之中。

An artist is visited by a faceless man who wants him to draw his portrait. But his face is only "the slow whirl of fog"…

 

艺术家被一个没有面目的男人拜访,希望画家能为他绘制一张肖像,但是这个男人的脸是“一团慢旋的雾”……

 

 

以上这12本书,你对哪本最感兴趣呢?

2018年就剩一个月啦,你的书单flag完成了吗?

要keep reading哦!

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