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Haruki Murakami Reading Challenge 2011
Aussie Author Challenge 2011
East and SouthEast Asia Challenge 2011
Extensive book list by Violet!
Chinese Literature Challenge 2011
3 February 2011 – 23 January 2012
1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die Challenge (2011)
GLBT Challenge 2011
South Asian Challenge 2011
Graphic Novels Challenge 2011
Global Reading Challenge 2011
Asia: Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick
North America: East of Eden by John Steinbeck
South America (please include Central America where it is most convenient for you)
The Seventh Continent (here you can either choose Antarctica or your own ´seventh´ setting, eg the sea, the space, a supernatural/paranormal world, history, the future – you name it).
Immigrant Stories 2011 Challenge
What’s in a Name 4 Challenge (first time lucky!)
- A book with a number in the title: Three Cups of Tea?
- A book with jewelry or a gem in the title: Girl with a Pearl Earring?
- A book with a size in the title: A Short History of Nearly Everything?
- A book with travel or movement in the title: EAST of Eden by John Steinbeck
- A book with evil in the title: Nothing to ENVY by Barbara Demick
- A book with a life stage in the title: Then We Came to the End, Hardboiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Midnight’s Children, A Suitable Boy, Gone with the Wind, Girl with a Pearl Earring?
Non-Fiction Challenge 2011
17 January – 31 December 2011
Culture: Non-fiction books about different cultures, religions and foreign lands; memoirs & biographies count.
Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick
Art: Non-fiction books about anything art related (painters, music, architecture, photography, dance, literature, film, etc.). Memoirs/biographies of any people related to the arts count.
Food: Food memoirs, anything related to food industry, food lifestyles
Medical: anything related to the medical field–industry memoirs, memoirs about illnesses (mental included) /diseases, etc.
Travel: travelogues, industry memoirs, travel guides, etc.
Memoir/Biography: Self explanatory
Money: Anything related to finances, economics, history of money, financial improvement etc.
Science/Nature: Anything related to any scientific field, memoirs count.
History: Anything history related– events, biographies of historic figures, etc.
1-3 books from different categories: Master of Trivial Pursuit
4-6 books from different categories: Apply For Who Wants to Be A Millionaire
7-9 books from different categories: Future Jeopardy Champion
Middle East Reading Challenge completed
1 August 2010 – 31 July 2011
Japanese Literature Challenge IV completed
1 June 2010 – 31 January 2011