Krista L.'s Challenge List

Edit: I will use Krista L, in order to differentiate from the other Krista.

I will continue to edit this to add links and mark the ones I own. There are no overlaps :)

  1. Social Sciences/Social Commentary
    1. Healing the Soul in the Age of the Brain - Elio Frattaroli, MD **
    2. Love you to Pieces: Creative Writers on Raising A Child with Special Needs - Suzanne Kamata @@
    3. Children's Mental Health: Creating Systems of Care in a Changing Society (Systems of Care for Children's Mental Health) - Beth A. Stroul (Editor) @@
    4. Bipolar Kids: Helping Your Child Find Calm in the Mood Storm - Rosalie Greenberg
    5. Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage - Kathryn Edin & Maria Kefalas
    6. Killer Woman Blues: Why Americans Can't Think Straight About Gender and Power - Benjamin DeMott &&
    7. The Technology of Orgasm: "Hysteria," the Vibrator, and Women's Sexual Satisfaction (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology) - Rachel Maines &&
    8. How Would a Patriot Act? Defending American Values from a President Run Amok - Glenn Greenwald ++

  1. Nebula winning authors
    1. Dune - Frank Herbert &&
    2. Flowers for Algernon - Daniel Keyes
    3. The Left Hand of Darkness - Ursula K. Le Guin
    4. Ringworld - Larry Niven
    5. The Healer's War - Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
    6. The Speed of Dark - Elizabeth Moon
    7. The Quantum Rose - Catherine Asaro
    8. Parable of the Talents - Octavia Butler

  1. Hugo winning authors
    1. American Gods - Neil Gaiman
    2. Trillion Year Spree- Brian Aldiss
    3. Downbelow Station - CJ Cherryh
    4. Foundation's Edge- Isaac Asimov
    5. Doomsday Book- Connie Willis
    6. Paladin of Souls - Lois McMaster Bujold
    7. The Fountains of Paradise - Arthur C. Clarke
    8. Gateway - Frederick Pohl

  1. Non-Fiction
    1. Earth in the Balance: Ecology and Human Spirit - Al Gore
    2. The Assault on Reason - Al Gore
    3. Sex in America - Edward Laumann
    4. Ultimate Fitness: The Quest for Truth about Health and Exercise - Gina Kolata
    5. He's a Stud, She's a Slut, and 49 Other Double Standards Every Woman Should Know - Jessica Valenti
    6. Survival of the Prettiest: The Science of Beauty
    7. Lonely Planet Road Trip California Highway 1 - Paige Penland
    8. Fast Girls: Teenage Tribes And The Myth Of The Slut - Emily White

  1. Biography/Memoir
    1. Lipstick Jihad: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America And American in Iran - Azadeh Moaveni
    2. Reading Lolita in Tehran - Azar Nafisi
    3. Will the Vampire People Please Leave the Lobby? (True Adventures in Cult Fandom) - Allyson Beatrice
    4. Hunger of Memory : The Education of Richard Rodriguez - Richard Rodriguez
    5. The Accidental Asian: Notes of a Native Speaker - Eric Liu
    6. A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 - Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
    7. The Life of Charlotte Bronte - Elizabeth Gaskell and Angus Easson
    8. From Rage To Reason: My Life In Two Americas - Janet Langhart Cohen

  1. Pre-1900 Literature
    1. Great Short Works of Leo Tolstoy
    2. The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol
    3. Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
    4. Pride & Prejudice - Jane Austen
    5. Middlemarch - George Eliot
    6. Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
    7. Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
    8. Sybil - Benjamin Disraeli

  1. Chick Lit
    1. Queen of Babble - Meg Cabot
    2. How I Fell in Love with a Librarian and Lived to Tell about it - Rhett Ellis
    3. Remember Me? - Sophie Kinsella
    4. Learning Curves: A Novel of Sex, Suits, and Secret Affairs - Gemma Townley
    5. The Waitress - Melissa Nathan
    6. Queen of Babble in the Big City - Meg Cabot
    7. There's a (Slight) Chance I Might Be Going to Hell: A Novel of Sewer Pipes, Pageant Queens, and Big Trouble -Laurie Notaro
    8. We're Just Like You, Only Prettier: Confessions of a Tarnished Southern Belle - Celia Rivenbark

  1. Religion/Spirituality
    1. Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know--And Doesn't - Stephen Prothero
    2. Where the Lightning Strikes: The Lives of American Indian Sacred Places - Peter Nabokov
    3. Letter to a Christian Nation - Sam Harris
    4. The God Delusion - Richard Dawkins
    5. Native Science: Natural Laws of Interdependence - Greg Cajete & Leroy Little Bear
    6. To Re-Enchant the World: A Philosophy of Unitarian Universalism - Richard Grigg
    7. Finding Your Religion: When the Faith You Grew Up With Has Lost Its Meaning - Scotty McLennan
    8. Irish Wedding Traditions: Using Your Irish Heritage to Create the Perfect Wedding
**I own
++ I can borrow from someone
@@ I really want to own
&& Library Time

Posted by Krista Long at 12/23/2007 09:16:00 PM


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