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.”
- Comedy: La Vie Mode d’Emploi by Georges Perec
- 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
- Family and self: On Beauty by Zadie Smith eller To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
- 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
- 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
- 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
- War and travel: The Good Soldier Svejk by Jaroslav Hasek eller On the Road by Jack Kerouac eller Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky
- 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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