Category Archives: Current Challenges

The Classics Club – Year Two

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The anniversary of my signing on to The Classics Club flew past without my noticing a couple months back. I am now twenty-three books into my fifty book goal and there’s three years left, so that should be no problem at all. The list so far: The Trial and Death of Socrates: Four Dialogues by Plato (Sometime BC) Much Ado… Read more »

The Classics Club – Year One

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As of March 23rd, I’ve been in The Classics Club for one whole year. I can’t believe it’s been a year already, but I’m happy to say I’m well ahead of schedule. The goal I set was fifty books in five years, the minimum requirement, as I wasn’t sure how I’d adjust to reading more classics. I’ve now reviewed fifteen… Read more »

Back to the Classics Challenge 2013

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I’m also joining the Back to the Classics Challenge again this year, as I really enjoyed the 2012 challenge. There are six required categories and five optional categories. My list may change, but here are my tentative choices. Required: A 19th Century Classic – Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson A 20th Century Classic – The End of the Affair… Read more »

The Classics Club

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I’ve decided to join The Classics Club. I’ve been reading more classics lately, and I’d like to continue that trend. And I can’t resist a good list. The goal is to read 50+ classic novels in five years. Will I be blogging in five years? Will I be alive in five years? Will society as we know it still exist… Read more »

The 2012 TBR Pile Challenge

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Another reading challenge for 2012! I might be joining these only for an excuse to make lists. I do love me some lists. The 2012 TBR Pile Challenge is to read 12 books (allowing two alternatives) that you’ve had in your possession since before January 1st, 2011. I have many more than 12, so it’ll be good to make some… Read more »

Back To The Classics Challenge 2012

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Sarah Reads Too Much is hosting a reading challenge next year, and I thought I’d join in and get some of those classics off my to-read pile. The challenge is to read one book that covers each of the nine categories she’s specified. Here are my tentative choices, suggestions always welcome: Any 19th Century Classic – The Picture of Dorian… Read more »