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message 1: by Johanne (last edited Dec 18, 2018 02:02PM) (new)

Johanne *the biblionaut* | 74 comments I highly doubt I will make it to blackout, but this bingo is too much fun to resist, and I have a lot of books that qualify on my TBR and on my shelves. So I made a list with ideas...
I may use Arabian Nights more than once, since I have a complete translation consisting of 6 books (then again I am happy if I read just one of those during the year).
The Wizard of Earthsea series is a reread, but I haven´t read them in over 20 years.
I have put the titles in the language I will be reading them (Danish or English), and the English title in brackets.

B1: 18th Century or Earlier Classic:
Dantes guddommelige komedie (The Divine Comedy) by Dante Alighieri
Tusind og én nat (Arabian Nights)
B2: Book Chosen by the Cover
B3: European Classic:
The Book of Disquiet: The Complete Edition by Fernando Pessoa
B4: Telegraph’s 100 Novels List:
Hvis en vinternat en rejsende (If on a Winter's Night a Traveler) by Italo Calvino
B5: 20th Century Classic:

I1: Book from the Group’s Bookshelf Prior to 2019:
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
I2: New-to-You Author
I3: Classic Play:
Hamlet by William Shakespeare
I4: Literary Prize of Your Country:
Hærværk (Havoc) by Tom Kristensen
Profeterne i Evighedsfjorden (The Prophets of Eternal Fjord) by Kim Leine
I5: Classic on Your Bookshelf For over a Year:
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Mesteren og Margarita (The Master and Margarita) by Mikhail Bulgakov
and many more...

N1: South American Classic:
100 års ensomhed (One Hundred Years of Solitude) by Gabriel García Márquez
N2: Short Story Collection:
Verdens rum og andre tekster by George Perec ("World spaces and other texts". This is a collection with the texts from Espèces d'espaces, Tentative d'épuisement d'un lieu parisien, Penser/Classer and L'infra Ordinaire)
N4: Poetry or Essay Collection:
alfabet (alphabet) by Inger Christensen
N5: Asian Classic:
Tusind og én nat (Arabian Nights)
The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran

G1: Winner of a Foreign Literary Prize:
Livet - en brugsanvisning (Life A User's Manual) by Georges Perec
G2: Classic By a Female Author:
The Tombs of Atuan by Ursula K. Le Guin
G3: Classic Non-fiction:
The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism by Fritjof Capra
G4: Written by Nobel Laureate:
Dora Bruder by Patrick Modiano
Alt hvad jeg har, bærer jeg hos mig (The Hunger Angel) by Herta Müller
G5: Book from the Group's 2019 Bookshelf

O1: 19th Century Classic
O2: Classic Sci-fi or Fantasy:
The Farthest Shore by Ursula K. Le Guin
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
O3: Classic Comedy or Satire
O4: Classic Romance:
Angelique by Anne Golon?
O5: 21st Century Potential Classic:
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

message 2: by Terris (new)

Terris | 2362 comments Looks like a great list, whether you blackout or not! Enjoy :)

message 3: by Katy, New School Classics (new)

Katy (kathy_h) | 9267 comments Mod
So glad that you couldn't resist the Bingo Challenge. Enjoy it!

message 4: by Johanne (new)

Johanne *the biblionaut* | 74 comments Thanks :)

message 5: by Milena (new)

Milena (milenas) | 462 comments It does look like fun, Johanne. I am just tracking mine on my spreadsheet, too hesitant to commit to it officially by making a list here. I am a challenge addict.

message 6: by siriusedward (new)

siriusedward (elenaraphael) | 2011 comments Love the title...
Good Kuck and Happy Reading, Johanne!

message 7: by Pink (new)

Pink | 6556 comments Good luck with your challenge.

message 8: by Johanne (new)

Johanne *the biblionaut* | 74 comments Thank you all :)

message 9: by Laurie (new)

Laurie | 1589 comments Both of the possibilities for the literary prize of your country sound so intriguing. I had to add them both to my TBR. I look forward to seeing which you read. Enjoy your challenge!

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