1% Well Read Challenge 2009


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It’s another round of the 1% Well Read Challenge, however this is my first year. I thought of joining in late last year but I was already past the goal by the time I found it.

I’ve been waiting for the new year to start and here it is. You can find all the details HERE.

I’m going to choose Option 1 – Read 10 titles from the original list from March 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.

  1. Watchman by Alan Moore – finished May 23
  2. The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje – finished October 25
  3. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver – finished December 20
  4. Atonementfinished June 1
  5. Northanger Abbeyfinished April 27
  6. Gone With the Windfinished December 31
  7. Emmafinished November 23
  8. Lady Chatterley’s Loverfinished Sept 28
  9. Memoirs of a Geishafinished Aug 23
  10. Roxanafinished Oct 22

Alternatives

  • Interview With a Vampire (from original list)
  • Wuthering Heights (from original list)
  • Mansfield Park (from original list)
  • Blonde
  • The Blind Assassin
  • Life of Pi
  • David Copperfield
  • Villette
  • A Farewell to Arms
  • the Hobbit
  • Lord of the Rings
  • The Bell Jar
  • The Graduate
  • The Shining
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2 Comments

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2 responses to “1% Well Read Challenge 2009

  1. 3m

    Great choices! I’m hoping to read The Poisonwood Bible as well.

  2. Pingback: (Another) 1% Well-Read Challenge : 1% Well-Read Challenge

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