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message 1: by katie (last edited Feb 24, 2016 07:29PM) (new)

katie | 160 comments Personal Challenge 2016 - 30 books this year
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

[Archived 2015 Links:
2015 personal challenge: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

2015 corner:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


message 2: by katie (new)

katie | 160 comments #readwomen challenge


message 3: by katie (last edited Mar 29, 2016 10:57AM) (new)

katie | 160 comments Randomiser Challenge!!!
Goal: 10

Message 233
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


message 4: by katie (last edited Apr 28, 2016 11:24AM) (new)

katie | 160 comments Around the world challenge 2016
Goal: 10
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


message 5: by katie (last edited Aug 21, 2016 10:13PM) (new)

katie | 160 comments next:
Sacre Bleu
sartre's letters (Alsace region of France)
Camus: the Stranger (Algeria)


message 6: by katie (new)

katie | 160 comments Finished Sacré Bleu: A Comedy d'Art 4/15/16

Personal Challenge: 3/30


message 7: by katie (last edited Aug 21, 2016 10:14PM) (new)

katie | 160 comments Finished Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
4/25/16

Personal Challenge: 4/30
Around the World Challenge: 1/10


message 8: by katie (new)

katie | 160 comments Tracking countries read: Around the World Group page

https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


message 9: by katie (last edited Aug 21, 2016 10:14PM) (new)

katie | 160 comments Finished The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
5/3/16

Personal Challenge: 5/30
Around the World Challenge: 2/10


message 10: by katie (new)

katie | 160 comments Finished Tender Is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
5/17/16

Personal Challenge: 6/30
TBR Randomizer Challenge: 1/10


message 11: by katie (last edited May 26, 2016 10:25PM) (new)

katie | 160 comments Finished Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War by Andrew Bacevich
5/25/16

Personal Challenge: 7/30
TBR Randomizer Challenge: 2/10
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


message 12: by katie (new)

katie | 160 comments Finished Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut
6/1/2016

Personal Challenge: 8/30
TBR Randomizer Challenge: 3/10


message 13: by katie (last edited Jun 15, 2016 10:18PM) (new)

katie | 160 comments Finished Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown
6/15/2016

Personal Challenge: 9/30
Around the World Challenge: 3/10

Around the World Challenge: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


message 14: by katie (last edited Nov 06, 2017 09:40AM) (new)

katie | 160 comments Next:
Agnes Grey
Four Quartets
Beckett bio for seasonal play theme?
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
Or plays by Nobel laureates?
Bacchae by Wole Soyinka
Non-fiction theme: countryside/nature? - Nothing Daunted
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
->Silent Spring
High Tide : for Around the World group

Propose for buddy reads?
rest of Patternmasters series (Butler)
Master & the Margarita?
Passion of Artemisia
The World Unseen
A Room of One's Own
To the Lighthouse
The good earth
portrait of a lady
wings of the dove
vanity fair
Love in the time of Cholera


message 15: by katie (new)

katie | 160 comments Finished Quiet Moments in a War: The Letters of Jean-Paul Sartre to Simone de Beauvoir 1940-63 by Jean-Paul Sartre
6/26/16
Personal Challenge: 10/30

Finished It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis
6/27/16
For East Bay Classic Fiction Book Club
Personal Challenge 11/30


message 16: by katie (new)

katie | 160 comments Finished Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë
7/5/16
For All About Books Classic Group Read
Personal Challenge 12/30


message 17: by katie (last edited Jul 22, 2016 09:58PM) (new)

katie | 160 comments Finished Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West by Dorothy Wickenden
7/12/16
For TBR Randomiser Challenge - 4/10
Personal Challenge 13/30

Finished El túnel by Ernesto Sabato
7/10/16
For Around the World Challenge - 4/10
Personal Challenge 14/30


message 18: by katie (last edited Sep 10, 2018 06:29PM) (new)

katie | 160 comments Nobel Laureates
15/114

1901: Sully Prudhomme (France)
1902: Theodor Mommsen (Germany)
1903: Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson (Norway)
1904: Frédéric Mistral (France) and José Echegaray (Spain)
1905: Henryk Sienkiewicz (Poland)
1906: Giosuè Carducci (Italy)
1907: Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling Rudyard Kipling (Britain) -1
1908: Rudolf Eucken (Germany)
1909: Selma Lagerlof (Sweden)
1910: Paul Heyse (Germany)
1911: Mooris Maeterlinck (Belgium)
1912: Gerhart Hauptmann (Germany)
1913: Rabindranath Tagore (India)
1915: Romain Rolland (France)
1916: Carl Von Heidenstam (Sweden)
1917: Karl Gjellerup (Denmark) and Henrik Pontoppidan (Denmark)
1919: Carl Spitteler (Switzerland)
1920: Knut Hamsun (Norway)
1921: Anatole France (France)
1922: Jacinto Benavente (Spain)
1923: W.B. Yeats(Ireland, but at the time Britain) -2
1924: Wladyslaw Reymont (Poland)
1925: Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw George Bernard Shaw (Ireland, but at the time Britain) -3
1926: Grazia Deledda (Italy)
1927: Henri Bergson (France)
1928: The Wreath (Kristin Lavransdatter, #1) by Sigrid Undset Sigrid Undset (Norway) -14
1929: Thomas Mann (Germany)
1930: It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis Sinclair Lewis (USA) -4
1931: Erik Karlfeldt (Sweden)
1932: John Galsworthy (Britain)
1933: Ivan Bunin (Soviet Union/ Russia)
1934: Luigi Pirandello (Italy)
1936: The Iceman Cometh by Eugene O'Neill Eugene O'Neill (USA) -5
1937: Roger Martin Du Gard (France)
1938: The Good Earth (House of Earth, #1) by Pearl S. Buck Pearl S. Buck (USA) -15
1939: F. E. Sillanpää(Finland)
1944: Johannes Jensen (Denmark)
1945: Gabriela Mistral (Chile)
1946: Hermann Hesse (Germany)
1947: Andre Gide (France)
1948: Thomas-Stearns Eliot (USA)
1949: William Faulkner (USA)
1950: Bertrand Russell (Britain)
1951: Par Lagerkvist (Sweden)
1952: Francois Mauriac (France)
1953: Winston Churchill (Britain)
1954: Ernest Hemingway (USA)
1955: Halldor Laxness (Iceland)
1956: Juan-Ramon Jiminez (Spain)
1957: The Stranger by Albert Camus Albert Camus(France) -13
1958: Boris Pasternak (Soviet Union/ Russia)
1959: Salvatore Quasimodo (Italy)
1960: Saint-John Perse (France)
1961: Ivo Andric (Yugoslavia)
1962: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck John Steinbeck (USA) -6
1963: Giorgos Seferis (Greece)
1964: No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre Jean-Paul Sartre (France) -7
1965: Michail Sholokhov (Soviet Union/ Russia)
1966: Shmuel Agnon (Israel) and Nelly Sachs (Germany)
1967: Miguel Asturias (Guatemala)
1968: Yasunari Kawabata (Japan)
1969: Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett Samuel Beckett (Ireland) -8
1970: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (Soviet Union/ Russia)
1971: Pablo Neruda (Chile)
1972: Heinrich Boell (Germany)
1973: Patrick White (Australia)
1974: Eyvind Johnson (Sweden) and Harry Martinson (Sweden)
1975: Eugenio Montale (Italy)
1976: Saul Bellow (USA)
1977: Vicente Aleixandre (Spain)
1978: Isaac Bashevis Singer (USA)
1979: Odysseus Elytis (Greece)
1980: Czeslaw Milosz (Poland)
1981: Elias Canetti (Bulgaria)
1982: Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez Gabriel García Márquez (Colombia) - 12
1983: Lord of the Flies by William Golding William Golding(Britain) -9
1984: Jaroslav Seifert (Czech)
1985: Claude Simon (France)
1986: Death and the King's Horseman by Wole Soyinka Wole SoyinkaWole Soyinka (Nigeria) -10
1987: Joseph Brodsky (Soviet Union/ Russia)
1988: Naguib Mahfouz (Egypt)
1989: Camilo Cela (Spain)
1990: Octavio Paz (Mexico)
1991: Nadine Gordimer (South Africa)
1992: Derek Walcott (St Lucia)
1993: The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison Toni Morrison (USA) -11
1994: Kenzaburo Oe (Japan)
1995: Seamus Heaney (Ireland)
1996: Wislawa Szymborska (Poland)
1997: Dario Fo (Italy)
1998: Jose Saramago (Portugal)
1999: Gunther Grass (Germany)
2000: Gao Xingjian (China)
2001: Vidiadhar Naipaul (India)
2002: Imre Kertesz (Hungary)
2003: John Coetzee (South Africa)
2004: Elfriede Jelinek (Austria)
2005: Harold Pinter (Britain)
2006: Orhan Pamuk (Turkey)
2007: Doris Lessing (Britain)
2008: Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio (France)
2009: Herta Muller (Germany)
2010: Mario Vargas Llosa (Peru)
2011: Tomas Transtroemer (Sweden)
2012: Mo Yan (China)
2013: Alice Munro (Canada)
2014: Patrick Modiano (France)
2015: Svetlana Alexievich (Belarus)
2016: Bob Dylan (USA)
2017: Kazuo Ishiguro (Britain)


message 19: by katie (new)

katie | 160 comments Finished High Tide by Inga Ābele
8/17/16

For Around the World in 80 Books Group: July World book of the month from Latvia
Personal Challenge: 15/30
Around the World Challenge: 5/10


message 20: by katie (new)

katie | 160 comments After finding out about author Lionel Shriver's personal politics, removed The Post-Birthday World from my shelf. Not interested in reading it.


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message 22: by katie (last edited Sep 23, 2018 04:37PM) (new)

katie | 160 comments Listopias

World Library - 100 Best
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/9...
22/100 - 22% - 11/06/2017

Good "Top 100" list. Pretty varied
http://www.listchallenges.com/bbcs-to...

Pulitzer List:
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1...

Award Winner List since 1990
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/4...
10/210 as of 9/2017

Award winning Black Fiction
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/8...

Must Read Classics List:
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/4...
212/1191 - 17.8% as of 10/4/2017

1001 Books you must read
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/9...
87/1304 as of 10/4/2017

Catching Up On Classics Group List
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/9...
89/208 = 42.78% as of 12/31/2017
98/214 = 45.79% as of 3/2018
99/217 = 45.62% as of 5/2018
108/231 = 46.75% as of 9/2018

https://bookriot.com/2017/03/10/100-m...


message 24: by katie (last edited May 05, 2018 04:00PM) (new)

katie | 160 comments 2018 Challenges

Personal Challenge 2018 - 40 books
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Catching up on Classics / Quest for Women Authors:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Around the World / Random Travel Challenge
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
Goal: get total to 55 countries read in 2018


message 25: by katie (last edited Oct 13, 2018 05:29PM) (new)

katie | 160 comments To read next:
The Good Earth - Century of Women challenge
Love in the Time of Cholera - Random Travel challenge
The Woman Warrior - Randomizer
I Have Lost My Way - giveaway
June: The Wreath - Buddy Read/quest for women
Lady Audley's Secret - Century of Women Challenge
Memoirs of an Arabian Princess from Zanzibar - around the world challenge
Singing Away the Hunger: The Autobiography of an African Woman (library) - around the world challenge

Written in Black (e-book) - random travel challenge
The House of Mirth - quest for women challenge
So Long a Letter - quest for women and around the world challenge



message 26: by katie (last edited Jul 21, 2019 01:16PM) (new)


message 27: by katie (last edited May 20, 2019 10:00PM) (new)

katie | 160 comments Film/TV to watch:

2018 books:
Alias Grace
Precious
Cranford
House of Mirth?
Middlemarch


2017 books:
The Trial (1962)
Fahrenheit 451 (2018)
Persepolis
Slaughterhouse Five (1972)
Madame Bovary
Wizard of Earthsea!


message 28: by katie (new)

katie | 160 comments Quixote - Grossman translation


message 29: by katie (new)

katie | 160 comments 2019 Random Travel challenge:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


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