3M's List

I decided NOT to have any overlaps.

8 Award Winners

  1. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time stars4h.gif by Mark Haddon (Whitbread)
  2. Life & Times of Michael K stars4.gif by J. M. Coetzee (Booker)
  3. The Gathering by Enright (Booker)
  4. The Bluest Eye stars4.gif by Toni Morrison (Nobel)
  5. American Pastoral by Philip Roth (Pulitzer)
  6. Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner (Booker)
  7. Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! stars4.gif by Laura Amy Schlitz (Newbery)
  8. Kaddish for an Unborn Child by Kertesz (Nobel)

8 New-to-me authors

  1. The Bell Jar stars4.gif by Sylvia Plath
  2. After Dark stars3h.gif by Haruki Murakami
  3. 2001: A Space Odyssey stars4h.gif by Arthur C. Clarke
  4. Anthem stars4.gif by Ayn Rand
  5. Transformations by Anne Sexton
  6. The Only Road North by Erik Mirandette
  7. Maus I by Art Spiegelman

8 ZUQX (Hard to find letters of the alphabet)

  1. I Am the Messenger by Zusak
  2. Zenzele by ?
  3. Unless by Carol Shields
  4. Kristin Lavransdatter II: The Wife by Sigrid Undset
  5. The Quiet American by Graham Greene
  6. Blessings by Anna Quindlen
  7. X Stands for Unknown by Asimov
  8. Sky Burial by Xinran

8 diferent languages in translation

  1. Independent People stars4.gif by Halldor Laxness (Icelandic)
  2. Solaris by Lem (Polish)
  3. Sophie’s World by Jostein Gardner (Norwegian)
  4. Silence stars4h.gif by Shusaku Endo (Japanese)
  5. If on a winter’s night a traveler by Italo Calvino (Italian)
  6. The Castle by Franz Kafka (German)
  7. Lolita (Russian)
  8. Embers stars3h.gif by Sandor Marai (Hungarian)

8 different countries (Around the World)

  1. The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene (Mexico)
  2. Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene (Cuba)
  3. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Hosseini (Afghanistan)
  4. Things Fall Apart by Achebe (Nigeria)
  5. The Translator stars4.gif by Daoud Hari (Sudan)
  6. Strangers stars4h.gif by Taichi Yamada (Japan)
  7. -

8 different Canadian authors

  1. Cat’s Eye stars4h.gif by Margaret Atwood
  2. Anne of Green Gables stars4h.gif by L.M. Montgomery
  3. Life of Pi by Yann Martel
  4. The Collected Stories of Carol Shields
  5. Swamp Angel by Ethel Wilson
  6. The Road Past Altamont by Gabrielle Roy
  7. Kanada by Eva Wiseman
  8. Sitting Practice stars3h.gif by Caroline Adderson

8 newly published in 2008

  1. The House at Riverton stars4.gif by Kate Morton
  2. Dreamers of the Day stars3h.gif by Mary Doria Russell
  3. Winter Haven stars4.gif by Athol Dickson
  4. Belong to Me stars4.gif by Marisa de los Santos
  5. The Sister stars4h.gif by Poppy Adams
  6. People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
  7. -
  8. -

8 Fantasy

  1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone stars4.gif by J. K. Rowling
  2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets stars4.gif by J.K. Rowling
  3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  8. -

This way when a challenge comes up, I'll be able to see if it fits with what I'm already planning on reading. Obsessive, I know. :-)

Posted by 1morechapter at 3/31/2008 08:43:00 AM


Becky said... August 31, 2007 at 10:15 AM  

I don't have my 8 categories, or my 8 titles for those 8 categories, but I know I want to play come January :)

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KC said... August 31, 2007 at 12:12 PM  

I'm definitely in for this challenge. I'm working on my categories and lists. I hope to have them complete soon.


alisonwonderland said... September 12, 2007 at 7:22 PM  

3M: i'm wondering if you've never read the Harry Potter books before.

3M said... September 12, 2007 at 10:22 PM  

No, I haven't yet!!!! Just haven't gotten around to it, but 2008 is the time.

Nice said... February 4, 2008 at 9:19 PM  

i would love to join but i'm still in search for more good books. thanks for dropping by my blog.

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