2018 Challenges

The Classics Club. Joined January 2, 2015. Must finish 50 classics by January 1, 2020

1. The Color Purple by Alice Walker (9/17)

2. Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates

3. Washington Square by Henry James

4. The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

5. Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein

6. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (2/16)

7. Ada by Vladimir Nabokov

8. Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K Jerome (9/17)

9. Night by Elie Wiesel (12/15)

10. Up From Slavery by Booker T Washington (1/16)

11. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton (9/16)

12. Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut (9/17)

13. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory  by Roald Dahl (9/17)

14. I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

15. Lady Chatterly’s Lover or Women in Love by DH Lawrence

16. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

17. The Story of An Hour by Kate Chopin

18. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins (7/15)

19. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

20. The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley

21. Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

22. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (5/15)

23. 1984 by George Orwell (9/17)

24. Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut

25. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams

25. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (4/17)

26. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert m Pirsig

27. The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman by Ernest Gaines        

28. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer or The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain

29. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

30. The Chosen by Chaim Potok

31. Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith

32. Lord of the Flies by William Golding (12/15)

33. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  (2/15)

34. Roll of Thunder Hear, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor  (4/15)

35. Eva Luna by Isabel Allende

36. Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin

37. Villette by Charlotte Bronte

38. Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

39. The War of the Worlds by HG Wells

40. Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson ( 9/17)

41. A Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

42.  Of Human Bondage by Maughan

43. The Two Towers by JRR Tolkien

44. Sophie’s Choice by William Styron

45. Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt

46. 84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff (1/15)

47. The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy

48. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

49. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie (10/15)

50. Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck

51. The Once and Future King by TH White

14 thoughts on “2018 Challenges

  1. jennygirl says:

    good luck my friend. No need to enter me, but I have one for Montana: Montana Sky by Nora Roberts. Haven’t read it, but I have a used copy right here if you need it. I would be more than happy to send it to you 🙂

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