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message 1: by Ashley Marie (last edited Jun 11, 2020 09:22AM) (new)

Ashley Marie  | 523 comments General Requirements

History - Complete 3 tasks
• Read non-fiction book with a genre of history
Washington's Immortals: The Untold Story of an Elite Regiment Who Changed the Course of the Revolution
• Read a HF book which takes place on an island.
The Island of Sea Women
• Read a HF book where the main character is a member of a royal family
The Devil's Queen: A Novel of Catherine de Medici

Language, Arts and Athletics – Complete 3 tasks
• Read a biography about an artist, musician or actor
Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
• Read a book with a sports word in the title
Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype
• Read a book where the main character is an athlete, public speaker, or an artist
On the Come Up

Literature - Complete 3 tasks
• Re-read a classic that you had to read at high school or university
Pride and Prejudice
• Read a play or a book of poetry
The Importance of Being Earnest
What the Butler Saw
• Read a book with a genre tag of bookclub
All the Light We Cannot See
• Read a book with multiple narrators.
Deathless Divide

Science & Mathematics – Complete 3 tasks
• Read a book with an animal on the cover
The Seafarer's Kiss
• Read a book where a character uses math as part of their job (accounting, banker, finance)
Hidden Figures
• Read a book where the internet or computers play a central role in the plot
Hidden Bodies

Social Sciences – Complete 3 tasks
• Read a book about a relationship with people from different cultures
With the Fire on High
• Read a book which features a religion different than your own.
Now I Rise
• Read a book featuring a criminal or civil trial
The Girls of Murder City: Fame, Lust, and the Beautiful Killers who Inspired Chicago


message 2: by Ashley Marie (last edited May 06, 2020 07:17AM) (new)

Ashley Marie  | 523 comments Major: Classical Literature

-Greek: Read two of the following:
Medea by Euripides
Electra by Euripides
The Oresteia by Aeschylus

-British: Pick two books from the following list of authors. You can read two books from the same author or two books from two different authors.

Jane Austen - Northanger Abbey / Mansfield Park / Sense and Sensibility
Charles Dickens - A Tale of Two Cities etc etc
Virginia Woolf - Mrs. Dalloway
Thomas Hardy - Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Charlotte Bronte - Jane Eyre
J.R.R. Tolkien - The Silmarillion

-French: You can read two books from the same author or two books from two different authors

Alexander Dumas - The Three Musketeers
Victor Hugo - The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
Emile Zola - Thérèse Raquin
Jules Verne - Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
Gustave Flaubert

-Russian: You can read two books from the same author or two books from two different authors.

Fydor Dostoevsky - Crime and Punishment / The Brothers Karamazov
Leo Tolstoy - War and Peace / Anna Karenina
Mikhail Bulgakov - The Master and Margarita
Alexander Pushkin - The Collected Stories
Nikolai Gogol

-American: You can read two books from the same author or two books from two different authors.

Edith Wharton - The Age of Innocence 18Jan20
W.E.B. Du Bois - Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880
Arthur Miller - All My Sons
Toni Morrison - Beloved


message 3: by Jasmine, Gatekeeper of Giveaways. (new)

Jasmine | 1165 comments Mod
Great job!


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