Catching up on Classics (and lots more!)

Be brave and join me as I tackle classics that have been gathering dust on my bookshelves and to-be-read lists! It is often thought that classics are boring and musty, but that is not true! O.k. some are, but most are really great when given a fair chance, so lets tackle the old and contemporary classics that we have all been putting off :-) - Trisha, group founder

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Anna Karenina
by
Start date
July 1, 2014
Finish date
September 30, 2014
Discussion
3rd Qtr 2014- Anna Karenina
Discussion leader
Kim (whatkimreads)
Why we're reading this
Third Quarter Long Read 2014, Jul-Sep
Previous Group Reads:
- Old School Classic, Apr/May 2012
- Revisit the…more
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Wuthering Heights
by
Start date
September 1, 2014
Finish date
September 30, 2014
Discussion
Sept.- Wuthering Heights
Why we're reading this
Revisit the Shelf Group Read, September 2014
Previous Group Reads:
Book of the Month Group Read, July 2011
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The Phantom of the Opera
by
Start date
September 1, 2014
Finish date
September 30, 2014
Discussion
Sept - Phantom...Opera
Why we're reading this
New School Classic Read, September 2014
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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
by
Start date
September 1, 2014
Finish date
September 30, 2014
Discussion
Sept. - Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
Why we're reading this
Old School Classic Group Read, September 2014
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* Please Introduce Yourself
By Kathy · 962 posts · 836 views
last updated 6 hours, 42 min ago
* Just a reminder about the books we read....
By Trisha · 15 posts · 435 views
last updated May 28, 2014 12:21PM
Moderator Wanted
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 4 posts · 57 views
last updated Sep 08, 2014 11:43AM
Problem with Octobers New School Poll
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 4 posts · 41 views
last updated Aug 23, 2014 11:58AM
"Featured Group", 4/9/2014 - Catching Up on the Classics (and lots more!)
By MK , Challenges & Games · 31 posts · 102 views
last updated Aug 18, 2014 09:13PM
Showing 5 of 29 topics — 2,234 comments total
+ Chit Chat & All That
* What's everyone reading right now?
By Trisha · 1075 posts · 606 views
last updated Sep 08, 2014 08:28AM
* Just Talking
By Kathy · 494 posts · 228 views
last updated Sep 11, 2014 06:56AM
Article: Being bilingual may be secret to delaying brain aging
By MK , Challenges & Games · 32 posts · 54 views
last updated Aug 04, 2014 10:55AM
Whispersync Kindle ebook & Audible audiobook pair - "Free This Month"
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last updated Jul 23, 2014 10:57AM
SYNC, two free audiobooks per week, for the summer (one YA, and one classic) - "Free This Week"
By MK , Challenges & Games · 22 posts · 59 views
last updated Jul 15, 2014 04:52PM
Showing 5 of 33 topics — 1,789 comments total
+ Challenges & Games
* Catching up on Classics (and lots more!) Group Challenges, Etc .... Please Join In!
By MK , Challenges & Games · 32 posts · 251 views
last updated 9 hours, 14 min ago
Collecting Dust Challenge October 2014 Challenge
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 11 posts · 41 views
last updated 10 hours, 46 min ago
Collecting Dust September 2014 Challenge
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 20 posts · 62 views
last updated Sep 15, 2014 04:43PM
Around the World in 80 Books Challenge - 2014
By Kat · 61 posts · 212 views
last updated Sep 10, 2014 04:59PM
1000+ books to read before you die
By Kelly · 24 posts · 88 views
last updated Sep 07, 2014 01:31AM
The Phantom of the Opera - No Spoilers
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 7 posts · 25 views
last updated Sep 14, 2014 03:23AM
The Phantom of the Opera - SPOILERS
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 5 posts · 17 views
last updated Sep 11, 2014 04:10AM
Wuthering Heights SPOILERS
By Trisha · 108 posts · 170 views
last updated 16 hours, 35 min ago
Wuthering Heights - NO Spoilers
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 35 posts · 59 views
last updated Sep 14, 2014 03:40PM
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - SPOILERS
By Renato , Old School Classics · 31 posts · 26 views
last updated Sep 08, 2014 08:36AM
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - No Spoilers
By Renato , Old School Classics · 7 posts · 24 views
last updated Sep 04, 2014 11:35PM
* 3rd Qtr: Anna Karenina - Translations, spoilers
By MK , Challenges & Games · 14 posts · 65 views
last updated Jul 29, 2014 06:11AM
* 3rd Qtr:Anna Karenina - Breaking it down, Background, Author, Etc *NO spoilers*
By Trisha · 21 posts · 116 views
last updated Sep 12, 2014 12:46PM
3rd Qtr: Anna Karenina - Discussion for Part 7, spoilers
By Trisha · 13 posts · 44 views
last updated 11 hours, 7 min ago
3rd Qtr: Anna Karenina - Discussion for Part 6, spoilers
By Trisha · 7 posts · 48 views
last updated 12 hours, 0 min ago
3rd Qtr: Anna Karenina - Discussion for Part 5, spoilers
By Trisha · 9 posts · 44 views
last updated Sep 15, 2014 04:18PM
* Group Reads - What is Eligible, Where?
By MK , Challenges & Games · 5 posts · 50 views
last updated Jul 01, 2014 08:13AM
November 2014 New School Nominations
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 33 posts · 129 views
last updated Sep 15, 2014 05:05AM
November 2014 Revisit the Shelf Nominations
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 30 posts · 90 views
last updated Sep 15, 2014 05:04AM
November 2014 Old School Nominations
By Renato , Old School Classics · 37 posts · 110 views
last updated Sep 15, 2014 04:24AM
Showing 5 of 34 topics — 304 comments total
+ Novels and Films
* Books Into Movies Discussions, Table of Contents --->> Please Join In! :)
By MK , Challenges & Games · 6 posts · 23 views
last updated Apr 25, 2014 06:22AM
Film-One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 5 posts · 17 views
last updated Aug 27, 2014 12:46PM
Film -The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 9 posts · 33 views
last updated Aug 20, 2014 03:45PM
Film- The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
By Lisa L. · 3 posts · 11 views
last updated Aug 05, 2014 08:42PM
Film -Emma, by Jane Austen
By MK , Challenges & Games · 20 posts · 46 views
last updated Jul 11, 2014 06:25AM
* Book chatter, what goes here?
By MK , Challenges & Games · 7 posts · 27 views
last updated Apr 29, 2014 04:54AM
Classic Short Stories
By Kim · 23 posts · 45 views
last updated Jul 01, 2014 04:00PM
The Valley of Fear #7 *SPOILERS*
By Kathy · 3 posts · 22 views
last updated May 16, 2014 03:51AM
Buddy Read - The Best Russian Short Stories
By Kristi · 11 posts · 36 views
last updated May 09, 2014 03:16AM
"Don Quixote" translations
By MK , Challenges & Games · 5 posts · 20 views
last updated Apr 30, 2014 11:15AM
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's - Spoilers
By Trisha · 19 posts · 75 views
last updated Sep 03, 2014 10:40AM
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - NO Spoilers
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 13 posts · 24 views
last updated Aug 29, 2014 11:39PM
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest-Movie
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 1 post · 11 views
last updated Jul 29, 2014 10:53AM
The Handmaid's Tale-NO Spoilers
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 17 posts · 52 views
last updated 16 hours, 8 min ago
The Handmaid's Tale-Spoilers
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 76 posts · 80 views
last updated Aug 27, 2014 01:01PM
Great Expectations-NO Spoilers
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 60 posts · 46 views
last updated Aug 26, 2014 09:31AM
Great Expectations-Spoilers
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 54 posts · 42 views
last updated Aug 20, 2014 11:29AM
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+ July - Emma
* July - Emma - *NO spoilers*
By MK , Challenges & Games · 50 posts · 72 views
last updated Aug 19, 2014 09:36AM
July - Emma, spoilers thru Volume 3 (whole book)
By MK , Challenges & Games · 26 posts · 36 views
last updated Jul 30, 2014 03:45AM
July - Emma, spoilers thru Volume 2 only
By MK , Challenges & Games · 13 posts · 33 views
last updated Jul 27, 2014 04:30PM
July - Emma, spoilers Volume 1 only
By MK , Challenges & Games · 31 posts · 48 views
last updated Jul 11, 2014 12:43PM
* Crime and Punishment discussion - No Spoilers
By Cindy · 26 posts · 64 views
last updated Jun 12, 2014 06:38PM
* Crime and Punishment translations - Spoilers
By Cindy · 22 posts · 48 views
last updated Jun 09, 2014 05:36PM
Crime and Punishment Section 1 - Spoilers
By Cindy · 48 posts · 58 views
last updated Jul 31, 2014 05:07PM
Crime and Punishment Section 2 - Spoilers
By Cindy · 27 posts · 29 views
last updated Jul 01, 2014 06:38AM
Crime and Punishment Section 4 - Spoilers
By Cindy · 11 posts · 20 views
last updated Jun 24, 2014 03:02PM
One Hundred Years of Solitude *SPOILERS*
By Kathy · 13 posts · 86 views
last updated Aug 19, 2014 02:45PM
One Hundred Years of Solitude *NO spoilers, please*
By Kathy · 73 posts · 167 views
last updated May 23, 2014 12:37PM
One Hundred Years of Solititude - RIP Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
By MK , Challenges & Games · 3 posts · 30 views
last updated Apr 19, 2014 02:22PM
* War and Peace - No Spoilers
By Cindy · 103 posts · 134 views
last updated Sep 08, 2014 07:00AM
* War & Peace: Background, Author, Translations, etc. Spoilers
By Kathy · 47 posts · 97 views
last updated May 14, 2014 09:48AM
14~War & Peace: Book as a Whole
By Kathy · 23 posts · 55 views
last updated Jul 06, 2014 01:56AM
9~War & Peace: Vol 3, Book 11: Spoilers
By Kathy · 7 posts · 31 views
last updated Jun 26, 2014 03:22AM
6~War & Peace: Vol 2, Books 7 & 8: Spoilers
By Kathy · 7 posts · 31 views
last updated Jun 16, 2014 12:36AM
* Finding Old School Book Threads
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 1 post · 15 views
last updated Jun 09, 2014 08:17AM
Dracula - Spoilers
By Trisha · 26 posts · 91 views
last updated Jul 31, 2014 09:29AM
Moby-Dick: Chpts CIII -End Spoilers
By Kathy · 10 posts · 38 views
last updated Jun 11, 2014 08:58AM
The Picture of Dorian Gray
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 1 post · 18 views
last updated Jun 09, 2014 09:26AM
Crime and Punishment
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 1 post · 13 views
last updated Jun 09, 2014 08:11AM
* *Finding Book Contemporary Book Threads
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 1 post · 17 views
last updated Jun 09, 2014 01:29PM
Brave New World: Spoilers
By Kathy · 26 posts · 47 views
last updated Jul 31, 2014 01:31PM
The Handmaid's Tale
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 1 post · 15 views
last updated Jul 29, 2014 05:41AM
Hitchhikers: Author & Background & Films
By Kathy · 5 posts · 27 views
last updated May 31, 2014 08:44AM
A Passage to India : Part III: TEMPLE - Spoilers
By Kathy · 31 posts · 38 views
last updated Apr 18, 2014 11:36AM
October 2014 Old School Nominations
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 38 posts · 121 views
last updated Sep 01, 2014 06:59AM
October 2014 Revisit the Shelf Nominations
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 27 posts · 95 views
last updated Sep 01, 2014 06:59AM
Fourth Quarter Long Read Nominations
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 29 posts · 102 views
last updated Sep 01, 2014 06:57AM
October 2014 New School Nominations
By Bob , Revisit the Shelf/Long Read Classics · 36 posts · 170 views
last updated Sep 01, 2014 06:55AM
September 2014 Nominations New School Classics (formerly Contemporary Classics)
By MK , Challenges & Games · 52 posts · 78 views
last updated Jul 15, 2014 02:26PM
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The Invisible Man
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Les Misérables
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Great Expectations
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Aug 31, 2014
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The Handmaid's Tale
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Emma
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Jul 31, 2014
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The Grapes of Wrath
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Jul 31, 2014
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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Jul 31, 2014
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Crime and Punishment
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Jun 30, 2014
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Lolita
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Jun 30, 2014
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War and Peace
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1984
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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November 2014 Revisit the Shelf Classics Poll

 
  5 votes, 23.8%

 
  4 votes, 19.0%

 
  4 votes, 19.0%

 
  2 votes, 9.5%

 
  2 votes, 9.5%

 
  1 vote, 4.8%

1898, The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells, 192 pages
 
  1 vote, 4.8%

1860, The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins, 672 pages
 
  1 vote, 4.8%

 
  1 vote, 4.8%

 
  0 votes, 0.0%

1935, Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier, 320 pages
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

1953, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, 238 pages
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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Bob Arnold
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Old School Classics