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 I read a few more books than these 8 in April, but I haven’t written about them yet so I will leave the leftovers for May’s list. Someday I will get all caught up on my posting. sigh.

  1. Glazed America: A Social History of the Doughnut by Paul R. Mullins
  2. Fieldworkby Mischa Berlinski
  3. The Gastronomical Me by M.F.K. Fisher
  4. Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones
  5. The Third Policemanby Flann O’Brien
  6. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
  7. In the Country of Last Thingsby Paul Auster
  8. That They May Face the Rising Sunby John McGahern

Reading Challenge Progress:

Book Awards II Challenge
GOAL: read 10 award winning books in 10 months
DEADLINE: June 2009
COMPLETED SO FAR:

  1. American Gods by Neil Gaiman– September ’08 —WON: Hugo Award, Nebula Award and Bram Stoker Award
  2. The Accidental by Ali Smith — October ’08 — WON: Whitbread Prize for Best Novel
  3. Watchmen by Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons — October ’08 — WON: Hugo Award for Other Form
  4. Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami — October ’08 — WON: World Fantasy Award 2006
  5. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz — November ’08 WON: Pulitzer Prize 2008
  6. Nights at the Circus by Angela Carter — January ’09 — WON: James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction
  7. Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson — March ’09– WON: IMPAC Dublin Award
  8. Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones — April ’09– WON: 2007 Commonwealth Writer’s Prize

REMAINING: 3 more books to read in 3 months

LOST Books Challenge

GOAL:read 5 books mentioned or alluded to on the show LOST

DEADLINE: 2010 (series finale)
COMPLETED SO FAR:

  1. The Turn of the Screw by Henry James — February ’09
  2. Laughter in the Darkby Vladimir Nabakov — March ’09
  3. A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking– March ’09
  4. The Third Policemanby Flann O’Brien — April ’09

REMAINING: 1 more books to read in 1 year +

1% Well-Read Challenge
GOAL: read 13 books in 12 months from the old & new version of the 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die list
DEADLINE: February 28, 2019

COMPLETED SO FAR:

  1. The Third Policemanby Flann O’Brien — April ’09
  2. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe — April ’09
  3. That They May Face the Rising Sunby John McGahern — April ’09

REMAINING: 10 more books to read in 12 months

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