Saturday, December 13, 2008

Seconds 2009 Challenge

I have decided to go ahead and sign up for yet another challenge. The Seconds 2009 Challenge runs from January 1, 2009 - December 31, 2009. For this challenge you read 12 books by authors that you have only read once.

Here is the list of books I plan to read:

  1. The Black Swan by N. Taleb

  2. The Logic of Live by T. Harford

  3. Number9Dream by D. Mitchell

  4. A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters by J. Barnes

  5. The Selfish Gene by R. Dawkins

  6. Grotesque by N. Kirino

  7. Doubt by J. M. Hecht

  8. What Is Ancient Philosophy? by P. Hadot

  9. Metaphors We Live By by G. Lakoff

  10. Darwin's Dangerous Idea by D. Dennet

  11. On Chesil Beach by I. McEwan

  12. Prime Obessession by J. Derbyshire



Alternates include:

  1. The Big Over Easy by J. Fforde

  2. Something by A. Nothomb

  3. The Information by M. Amis

  4. Something by J. Banville

  5. Secret Agent by J. Conrad (which I am already going to read for the Decades Challenge)

  6. 2666 by R. Bolano



Thank you to J. Kaye for hosting this challenge.

1 comment:

J. Kaye Oldner said...

Wanted to stop in and welcome you to this challenge. If you haven't already, feel free to join us at the Yahoo Groups where others are participating in this challenge as well as others.