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message 1: by Jeff (last edited Sep 24, 2018 09:00PM) (new)

Jeff | 2 comments Looking forward to giving this challenge a shot!

B1: Written by Nobel Laureate -- Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez -- Finished 06/17/18 -- ****

B2: Children’s Classic -- The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams Bianco
The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams Bianco -- Finished 1/11/18 -- *****

B3 Government Banned Book -- Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov -- Finished 2/19/18 -- *

B4: Classic Made into a Film/TV -- The Postman Always Rings Twice
The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain -- Finished on 3/14/18 -- ****

B5: Winner of a Foreign Literary Prize -- The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy (Deutscher Krimi Preis for 1. Platz International (1989))
The Black Dahlia (L.A. Quartet, #1) by James Ellroy -- Finished 5/13/18 -- **

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I1: 20th Century Classic -- In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote -- Finished 3/9/18 -- *****

I2: New-to-You Author -- Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut -- Finished 4/23/18 -- ****

I3: Mystery or Crime Classic -- Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith
Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith -- Finished 8/22/18 -- *****

I4: Classic of More than 500 Pages -- East of Eden by John Steinbeck
East of Eden by John Steinbeck ] -- Finished 4/7/18 -- *****

I5: 18th Century or Earlier Classic -- Candide by Voltaire
Candide by Voltaire -- Finished on 3/30/18 -- ****

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N1: North American Classic -- The Sportswriter by Richard Ford
The Sportswriter by Richard Ford -- Finished 9/12/18 -- ****

N2: Classic Short Story -- Eve's Diary by Mark Twain
Eve's Diary by Mark Twain -- Finished 7/16/18 -- ****

N3: FREE SPACE -- The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger -- On deck

N4: Classic Play -- A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry -- Finished 9/16/18 -- ****

N5: African Classic -- Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee
Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee -- Currently reading 9/22/18

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G1: 19th Century Classic -- Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky -- On deck

G2: Finest Works of Fiction (Martin Seymour-Smith & Editors) -- The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy
The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy -- On deck

G3: Adventure or Action Classic -- Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad Finished 7/10/18 -- **

G4: Group Read -- The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft
The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft -- Finished 7/28/18 -- *

G5: 21st Century Potential Classic -- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1) by Stieg Larsson -- On deck

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O1: Literary Prize of Your Country/Region -- The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carré (Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award)
The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carré

O2: Lesser known book by a famous author -- The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar by Edgar Allan Poe
The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar by Edgar Allan Poe -- Finished 7/15/18 -- *****

O3: Australia, Antarctica, or Oceania Classic -- Tomorrow, When the War Began by John Marsden
Tomorrow, When the War Began (Tomorrow, #1) by John Marsden

O4: A Classic that you have put off reading -- Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

O5: Classic written by a Female Author -- Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley


message 2: by Zoe (new)

Zoe (bookfanatic66) | 241 comments Cool list!


message 3: by Veronique (new)

Veronique | 961 comments Nice list, Jeff!
Some titles I wouldn’t mind reading too
Good luck with it


message 4: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 1574 comments I like your list. Good luck on your challenge.


message 5: by Katy, New School Classics (new)

Katy (kathy_h) | 9558 comments Mod
Now that is excellent planning Jeff. Enjoy your challenge.


message 6: by Jeff (new)

Jeff | 2 comments Thank you Zoe, Veronique, Rosemarie and Kate! That is so kind!

I'm so glad that I found this challenge. These are titles and authors that I've always wanted to read, so the challenge is what I needed.


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