Centuries Reading Challenge
Host: Becky of Becky's Book Reviews
Length: All of 2010 (finish at your own pace)
Required Books: 3 to 6
Your challenge is to read three (to six) books from at least three different centuries. The challenge is to read books written in different centuries, not just to read books set during different centuries. (If you choose to read more than three books, then you can double up on centuries. You can read as many as you like.)
The centuries do not need to be consecutive like the decades challenge.
Books can be fiction, nonfiction, poetry, short stories, essays, plays, etc. Books do not have to be a required length. (Though I ask that poetry and short stories be within a larger collection. For example, a book of short stories as opposed to one solitary short story.)
Overlaps with other challenges are fine. In fact they're encouraged!!!
Audio books are welcome. E-books are welcome as well.
What about adaptations and abridged novels? I think you should be able to count at least one towards the challenge. After all, some books are so intimidating that a little extra help is needed. So if you'd rather read an abridged Moby Dick (etc.) then who am I to stop you?!
Reading suggestions can be found here:
Literature timeline, Literature Timeline Index*, Literature Timeline**,
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Update Posts will appear on January 25, 2010, March 22, 2010, May 17, 2010, July 12, 2010, September 13, 2010, and December 6, 2010. You can go to the most recent of these posts and leave links to your reviews. (If you have reviews to share that is. If you don't have a blog (and it's not a requirement by the way) then you can just leave a comment letting us know what you've been reading!)
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