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message 1: by Elizabeth A.G. (last edited Feb 13, 2020 02:53PM) (new)

Elizabeth A.G. | 65 comments Another great Bingo Challenge, Katy - thank you!

★B1: Classic of Asia
Read a classic that is either set in the given geographical region, or is written by an author native to that geographical region.

★B2: Classic Tragedy
Works that treat in a serious and dignified style the sorrowful or terrible events encountered or caused by a heroic individual.

★B3: A Book Published at Least 200 Years Ago
Published or written in 1820 or earlier

[X] ★B4: Memoir, Autobiography, or Biography - Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) by Stacy Schiff Véra: - by Stacy Schiff - read 1/27/2020

★B5: Classic of Europe
Read a classic that is either set in the given geographical region, or is written by an author native to that geographical region.

[X] ★I1: Classic Mystery or Crime: We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson ] by Shirley Jackson - read 1/5/2020

★I2: Group Bingo Participant Pick
You can either ask another Bingo Challenge Participant in the group to choose a book for you, or you can advertise on your thread for recommendations of books to read.

★I3: Classic Drama or Play

★I4: Book From Group’s 2020 Bookshelf

[X] ★I5: Classic Gothic or Horror: The Turn of the Screw by Henry James The Turn of the Screw by Henry James - read 2/12/2020

N1: Book From Group’s Old School Classic Shelf read prior to 2020

★N2: Winner of a Foreign Literary Prize
Read a book that was awarded a literary prize of a country/region other than where you live.

[X] ★N3: Reader’s Choice: Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson(1980) - read 1/8/2020

[X] ★N4: Classic Short Story: Literary Lapses by Stephen Leacock Literary Lapses by Stephen Leacock (1910) - 125 pg; read 1/13/2020

★N5: Book From Group’s New School Classic Shelf read prior to 2020:

★G1: Classic Science Fiction or Fantasy
Science Fiction is a story based on impact of potential science, either actual or imagined. Science fiction is one of the genres of literature that is set in the future or on other planets.
Fantasy is the forming of mental images with strange or other worldly settings or characters; fiction which invites suspension of reality. This also includes folklore, mythology, and fairy tales.

★G2: The Bigger Read List by English Pen
The English PEN staff compiled a list of the best works not written in the English language.
The Bigger Read List Alphabetically on English Pen
The Bigger Read List on Greatest Books Lists

★G3: Poetry or Essay Collection

★G4: Banned Book
Wikipedia: List of books banned by governments
ALA: Frequently Challenged Books
Goodreads Banned Books Lists
List of Books Banned by Governments

★G5: Classic Science or Philosophy

O1: Classic of Africa, Antarctica, Australia, or Oceania
Read a classic that is either set in the given geographical region, or is written by an author native to that geographical region.

★O2: Classic Western
A genre set in the American West, usually in the period from the 1850s to the end of the 19th century; the western had its counterparts in the gaucho literature of Argentina and in tales of the settlement of the Australian outback.

★O3: Book Published the Year You Were Born
You know what year you were born. If you don’t wish that information to be known, choose a book in the decade you were born (or if that is still too personal - go with the century)

[X] ★O4: Classic Adventure: The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle(1891) - read 1/20/2020

★O5: Classic of the Americas
Read a classic that is either set in the given geographical region, or is written by an author native to that geographical region.


message 2: by Katy, New School Classics (new)

Katy (kathy_h) | 9431 comments Mod
Glad you are joining us in the challenge again this year.


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