by the decade challenge

Rules : Read a minimum of 8 books from 8 consecutive decades in 2008 - books published after 2000 don't count. Titles can be cross-posted with other challenges and you may change your list at any time. Reviews are to be published on the By the Decade Challenge blog.

Completed books are in red.

1900 : Lord Jim . Joseph Conrad
1910 : The Voyage Out . Virginia Woolf (review)
1920 : A Passage to India . E.M. Forster (review)
1930 : The Postman Always Rings Twice . James M. Cain
1940 : The Razor's Edge . William Somerset Maugham
1950 : I, Robot . Isaac Asimov
1960 : The Bell Jar . Slyvia Plath
1970 : Crash . J.G. Ballard (review)
1980 : Schindler's Ark . Thomas Keneally
1990 : The Poisonwood Bible . Barbara Kingsolver

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posted by Ashleigh @ 00:07,

2 Comments:

At 5 February 2008 at 14:51, Blogger 3M said...

I changed the link to your new blog, and I sent you the invite to the 888 challenge. Sorry! I did have your email address from the Decades Challenge. So glad to have you along!

 
At 11 February 2008 at 05:41, Blogger beracahvalley said...

Woah thanks for the list. ;)

 

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