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What a great idea! I tried this on my own a few years ago but only got up to about 80 books.
Completed so far this year:
1. The Urban Hermit by Sam Macdonald
2. The Invisible Wall by Harry Bernstein
3. Payback by Margaret Atwood

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4. The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
5. Mick: The Real Michael Collins by Peter Hart

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6. A Long Long Way by Sebastian Barry
7. Food Matters by Mark Bittman

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8. The Road to Rescue: The Untold Story of Schindler's List by Mietek Pemper

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9. The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry

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10. Theatre of Fish: Travels through Newfoundland and Labrador by John Gimlette

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11. Remembering the Bones by Frances Itani.

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12. My Jesus Year: A Rabbi's Son Wanders the Bible Belt in Search of His Own Faith by Benyamin Cohen

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13. Round Ireland with a Fridge by Tony Hawks

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14. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

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15. McCarthy's Bar: A Journey of Discovery in the West of Ireland by Pete McCarthy

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16. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
17. The Diplomat's Wife by Pam Jenoff
18. Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
19. Night Train to Lisbon by Pascal Mercier

(two eight hour flights plus related airport waiting time is a great help for this challenge!)

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20. Among the Bohemians: Experiments in Living 1900-1939 by Virginia Nicholson

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21. Ireland by Frank Delaney

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22. Stuck: Why we can't (or won't) move on by Anneli Rufus

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23. Star of the Sea by Joseph O'Connor
24. The Sharper Your Knife, the Less you Cry: Love, Laughter and Tears in Paris at the World's most Famous Cooking School, by Kathleen Flinn

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25. The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

(one quarter of the way there -- woo hoo)

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26. The Brutal Art by Jesse Kellerman

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27. Pictures at an Exhibition by Sara Houghteling

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28. Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada

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29. Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant edited by Jenni Ferrari-Adler

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30. Guernica by Dave Boling

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31. Murder in the Marais by Cara Black

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32. Religious Literacy by Stephen Prothero

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33. Chez Moi by Agnes Desarthe

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34. After You've Gone by Jeffrey Lent

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35. It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time, by Moira Hodgson

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36. On the Rez by Ian Frazier

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37. The Winter Vault by Anne Michaels

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38. The Weight of Heaven by Thrity Umrigar

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39. The Amazing Adventures of Dietgirl, by Shauna Reid

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40. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, by Jamie Ford.

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41. Mudbound by Hillary Jordan.

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42. Swann's Way by Marcel Proust!

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43. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

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44. The German Bride by Joanna Hershon

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45. The Believers by Zoe Heller
The Believers A Novel

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47. Pavel & I by Dan Vyleta

(Warning -- do not waste your time on this one -- I stuck with it in the hopes it would get better but it most definitely did not!)

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48. The Geopolitics of Emotion by Dominique Moisi.

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50. Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven by Susan Jane Gilman

Halfway done! Woo Hoo!

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51. The Irish Game by Matthew Hart

52. Six Suspects by Vikas Swarup

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53. The Road by Cormac McCarthy

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54. Bridge of Sand by Janet Burroway

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55. The Bridge of Sighs A Novel by Olen Steinhauer

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58. The Help by Kathryn Stockett

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59. [book:In Search of Lost Time, Volume II Within a Budding Grove|9484 by Marcel Proust

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