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he Education of Henry Adams,Henry Adams (8/22/2019) Life on the Mississippi, Mark Twain (5/11/2019) Up from Slavery, Booker T. Washington(2/19/2017) The Red Badge of Courage, Stephen Crane (7/6/2016) Death Comes for the Archbishop, Willa Cather (6/27/2016) O Pioneers!Willa Cather (7/1/2016) White Fang,Jack London (6/29/2016) Moby-Dick,Herman Melville (1/27/2019) The Jungle,Upton Sinclair (10/8/2019) A Farewell to Arms,Ernest Hemingway (7/2/2019) The Sun Also Rises,Ernest Hemingway (7/15/2019) East of Eden, John Steinbeck(7/4/2017) The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck (7/13/2019) Catch-22,Joseph Heller (7/19/2019) The Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury(6/10/2017) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou(2/24/2017) Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison(1/12/2019) Love Among the Ruins, Walker Percy (3/29/2019) The Moviegoer, Walker Percy(3/21/2019) 2001: A Space Odyssey, Arthur C. Clarke(2/12/16)
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Wow… very impressive!
Thank you! It was five years in the making. If I can find enough interesting titles I’m going to do another run starting in January. 🙂
Good for you! I look forward to hearing about it!
Here’s hoping I can make more headway on my TBR pile before January, so I don’t have to contend with two stacks at once! 😉
Good luck (but don’t push yourself too much. You should enjoy reading, not feel like it is a chore)!
NICE list…..! [looks impressed]. You’re in danger of motivating me to read more Classics too! [grin]
C’mon in, the water’s fine! (Sometimes it’s dusty, though…)
Extremely impressive! I like your stick-to-it-ness. 😀
Some of these tested it! I’m hoping to do a second set more quickly — 3.5 years, say, instead of 5 — since I’m more disciplined about eliminating distractions these days.
It would be lovely, I think, to do a post about finishing a Classics Club list. It can be daunting at first, like staring from afar at a huge castle while mounted on an old nag and with only a battered sword. But it’s a satisfying feeling to look at the list of books completed.
I like that imagery! You’ve finished the challenge before, I think?