The Guardian’s 1000 Novels Challenge

En annan utmaning baserad på en lista över 1000 böcker att läsa innan man dör:  Biblio File: The Guardian’s 1000 Novels Challenge

”So, the challenge is to read and review 10 books off the list (that’s 1%) between February 1st of 2009 and February 1st of 2010.

Of these 10, you must read 1 from each category and, if possible, 1 should be a book you have never heard of until you saw it on this list.”

Min lista:

  1. Comedy: La Vie Mode d’Emploi by Georges Perec
  2. Crime: The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins eller The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster eller Casino Royale by Ian Fleming eller My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk
  3. Family and self: On Beauty by Zadie Smith eller To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
  4. Love: Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote eller Lady Chatterley’s Lover by DH Lawrence eller Lolita, or the Confessions of a White Widowed Male by Vladimir Nabokov eller Gilead by Marilynne Robinson eller The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton eller Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
  5. Science Fiction and Fantasy: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami eller The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger eller The Sword in the Stone by TH White
  6. State of the nation: Disgrace by JM Coetzee eller Middlemarch by George Eliot eller Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie eller The Red Room by August Stringberg
  7. War and travel: The Good Soldier Svejk by Jaroslav Hasek  eller On the Road by Jack Kerouac eller Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky
  8. Valfri:
  9. Valfri:
  10. Okänd för mig: Något av Tobias Smollett? Darkmans by Nicola Barker? Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon? The Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe?


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