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Themed Reads
A reading project in which I try to read as many books off my own shelves at home that deal with similar topics so I feel like I'm actually making a dent. Because reading projects make me happy.
chapter 1: October, 2013 (added 2013/10/31)
chapter 2: November, 2013 (added 2013/11/30)
chapter 3: October, 2014 (added 2014/11/02)
chapter 4: October, 2015 (added 2015/10/31)

Modern Library and Other Reading Lists (aka Crazytown)
Lists taken from The Modern Library Top 100 Lists, the BBC Big Read (Top 100), and whatever else catches my fancy.
chapter 1: Modern Library Top 100 Best Novels (added 2012/12/17)
chapter 2: Modern Library Top 100 Best Nonfiction (added 2015/04/24)
chapter 3: BBC - The Big Read - Top 100 Books (added 2014/12/16)
chapter 4: 61 Essential Postmodern Reads (added 2016/02/18)
chapter 5: Dystopias, Post-Apocalypsias, and other Whoops-What-Happened?'s (added 2014/11/20)
chapter 6: The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (added 2016/01/17)
chapter 7: The Millions: The Bolaño Syllabus: A Final Reckoning (added 2015/02/21)

501 Must-Read Books
List taken from Emma Beare's 501 Must-Read Books. Because I have too much time on my hands.
chapter 1: Children's Fiction (added 2014/07/04)
chapter 2: Classic Fiction (added 2016/02/18)
chapter 3: History (added 2012/09/16)
chapter 4: Memoirs (added 2015/06/12)
chapter 5: Modern Fiction (added 2016/02/18)
chapter 6: Science Fiction (added 2015/05/18)
chapter 7: Thrillers (added 2015/08/23)
chapter 8: Travel Writing (added 2011/11/26)

Book Gluttony
Books purchased in moments of bookish abandon, starting with our annual fall vacation, 2011. There may be help for me out there. But I'm not interested.
chapter 1: Baltimore/DC (added 2014/01/06)
chapter 2: C.C. Mellor Library Annual Book Sale & HPB Run (added 2016/03/28)
chapter 3: Squirrel Hill Library Book Sale, 2013 (added 2013/01/22)
chapter 4: Birthday Haul, 2013 (added 2016/04/17)
chapter 5: HPB Clearance Sale - Monroeville Convention Center (added 2014/07/18)