Books to be read by Aga

Ok, now I'm trying to create a list, which is not so easy as you know ;) After some time of thinking I hope to reach 8 books in all of those 8 categories above. I already wrote some books in a few categories as I'm sure I would like to read them in this year. Some categories are empty and I'll be very flexible during next months to fill them :) So...
I. Already owned:
  1. "Elephants can remember" by Agatha Christie
  2. "The clocks" by Agatha Christie
  3. "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" by Victor Hugo
  4. "Breakfast at Tiffany's" by Truman Capote
  5. "Uśmiech Dalidy" by Dominika Cosic
  6. "Panther in the Basement" by Amos Oz

II. Around the World:

  1. "Snow Flower and the secret fan" by Lisa See (02.08.08) - review here
  2. "Berlin Alexanderplatz by Alfred Doblin (13.08.08) - review here
  3. "Forbidden City" by William Bell
  4. "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini
  5. "Porte De LA Paix Celeste" by Shan Sa (14.08.08) - review here
  6. "Dreams Of Trespass: Tales Of A Harem Girlhood" by Fatima Mernissi

III. Books in Polish:

  1. "Tata, one i ja" by Manula Laicka ("Dad, them and me")
  2. "Zniewolony umysł" by Czesław Miłosz ("Subdued mind")
  3. "Trzepot skrzydeł" by Katarzyna Grochola
  4. "Jadąc do Babadag" by Andrzej Stasiuk

IV. Books in English:

  1. "Three Men in a Boat (to say nothing of the dog)" by Jerome K. Jerome (11.08.08) - review here
  2. "Bollywood Nights" by Shobhaa De (09.08.08) - review here
  3. "Bergdorf Blondes" by Plum Sykes
  4. "Notting Hell" by Rachel Johnson
  5. "South of the Border, West of the Sun" by Haruki Murakami
  6. "The fifth woman" by Henning Mankel

V. Exchanged books (via or

  1. "Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal" by Christopher Moore (in PL)
  2. "Dangerous Liaisons" by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos (in PL)
  3. "Winter's Tales" by Karen Blixen (in PL)
  4. "The last promise" by Richard Paul Evans (in PL)
  5. "L'Anneau du pêcheur" by Jean Raspail (in PL)

VI. 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (my proposals for today only!):

  1. "Jacques the Fatalist" by Denis Diderot
  2. "The Monk" by M.G. Lewis
  3. "The Age of Innocence" by Edith Wharton
  4. "Mrs. Dalloway" by Virginia Woolf

VII. Classics:

  1. "Crime and punishment" by Fiodor Dostoyevski (31.07.08) - review here
  2. "Plague" by Albert Camus

VIII. Popular Reads:

  1. "The Nanny Diaries" by Nicola Kraus & Emma McLaughlin

So, now just need to read 64 books and write reviews, easy :D

Posted by Agnieszka Tatera at 7/28/2008 10:20:00 AM


raidergirl3 said... July 28, 2008 at 8:46 PM  

Welcome and have fun!

Aga said... July 29, 2008 at 3:10 AM  

Thanks a lot! It's an interesting challenge I must say :D

Sharon said... August 9, 2008 at 9:17 AM  

Wow, you have a challenging list of books here! I see Crime and Punishment was your first review. I liked what you wrote. I also read the book but had a hard time writing about it.
Have fun!

Arukiyomi said... August 31, 2008 at 11:56 AM  

I see you have the Monk scheduled to be read. I loved it and reviewed it HERE.

If you're interested, there's a brand new version of Arukiyomi's 1001 books spreadsheet. Along with some cool new features, there are lists of both the revised 1001 books and those that were removed.

To get your free copy of the spreadsheet, head over to Arukiyomi.

Happy reading!

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