A Century of Books
I've been watching Leaves and Pages read through the 20th century this last year with great joy and wanted to do the same thing (but not all in one year, oh my!). Anyway, I just found out recently from Canadian Bookworm where the whole thing originated from and am officially joining in. The Challenge comes from Stuck in a Book and you can find the details for the current round here.
My goal is to read from 1900 to 2000 as I always read lots of current books. I'll start by putting in the date of books I read then when that slows down I'll start choosing books specifically for this challenge to fill in dates. In the meantime, I'm going to be gathering books onto a shelf so I have books to choose from.
My personal imposed rules
0. Start date = Jan. 1, 2015
1. End date = No time limit. Expecting 2-3 years.
2. Any book with or viable for an ISBN counts (ie. yes to picture books & graphic novels, no to comic books & individual short stories)
1937 - Anthem by Ayn Rand
1979 - The Color of Courage: A Boy at War: The World War II Diary of Julian Kulski (orig. Dying, We Live)
1982 - Psycho II by Robert Bloch
1983 - Christine by Stephen King
1989 - Saint Joseph in the Life of Christ and of the Church, Apostolic Exhortation Redemptoris Custos by Pope John Paul II
This is just extra here but I thought I'd keep track of anything I read earlier. I'd like to read through the 1800s eventually but am not interested in literature earlier than that with enough passion.
1745 - Visits to the Blessed Sacrament and the Blessed Virgin Mary by Saint Alfonso Maria de Liguori
1789 - The Duel by Giacomo CasanovaThe Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume