Friday, January 16, 2009

The Well-Seasoned Reader Challenge Completed


January 1 to March 31, 2009

Details from Melissa at Book Nut.

" This winter take yourself somewhere out of the ordinary, go on a literary trip, whether by challenging your expectations, discovering a new place, or enjoying the experience of reading about good food, places, and people"
Read three books that have...

a food name in the title:

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

a place name in the title:

Jenford: A Short History of Upland by Henrik E. Sadi (US)
To Siberia by Per Petterson (Russia)
The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway (Yugoslavia)
The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe (Italy)

about a specific culture:

The Spanish Bow by Andromeda Romano-Lax (Spanish)
To Siberia by Per Petterson (Danish)
The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway (Croatian/Serbian/Muslim)
A Father's Affair by Karel Van Loon (Dutch)
Tales of the Ten Lost Tribes by Tamar Yellin (Jewish)

by an author whose ethnicity is other than your own:
A Mercy by Toni Morrison (African American)
Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto (Japanese)

Completed books are highlighted or linked to reviews.
Books completed after January 16 are highlighted in red.

4 comments:

  1. Congratulations, Sandra. I'll be around to read and comment on the reviews. In the meantime, would you mind putting links, either to this page, or to the individual books (whatever you have time for), on the review page, here so others can see them?

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  2. Whew! Good luck with all these challenges.

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  3. I'm still impressed at how much you read. Congrats again. :)

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  4. Congrats on finishing. You read so much more than I did! You have some great titles there too.

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