Boxall's 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

For those attempting the crazy feat of reading all 1001 books!

For discerning bibliophiles and readers who enjoy unforgettable classic literature, 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die is a trove of reviews covering a century of memorable writing. Each work of literature featured here is a seminal work key to understanding and appreciating the written word.The featured works have been handpicked by a team of international critics and literary luminaries, including Derek Attridge (world expert o
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January 15, 2023
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February 14, 2023
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * Meet the Moderators
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Where’s the main list of 1001?
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* December (2022) Discussion -- The Autumn of the Patriarch by Gabriel García Márquez
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Steppenwolf
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The Chinese Classics
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1001 Nights Reading
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2014 Man Booker Awards
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* The Great 1001-Books Scavenger Hunt, 2021 -- Info and Completions
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* Scavenger Hunt Plans / Updates (2021)
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* Task 1: In honor of Don Quixote, read a book set BEFORE the advent of windmills (1185).
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* Task 2: A book with an LGBTQ character.
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* Task 3: Read a book written by an author and set in a country south of the equator.
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* General Comments and Suggestions
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* Scavenger Hunt and A to Z Challenge Comments and Suggestions
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