1% Well-Read

1% Well ReadHosted by 3 M at 1morechapter.  The goal of this challenge is to read 10 books in 10 months from the 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die list. For you non-math people, 10 out of 1001 is approximately 1%, hence the title. The challenge will run from May 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009. You may change your list at any time and cross-posting to other challenges is permitted. The only requirement is that your ten book choices must be on the ‘1001 List‘.

Okay, this is right up my alley!  One of my life goals is to read at least 500 books from the 1001 list (see my progress and the list here) so this will push me along.  These are my choices thus far and I can change them anytime (yay!)

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
Saturday by Ian McEwan
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
Atonement by Ian McEwan
The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
If This Is a Man
by Primo Levi
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy


  1. Glad to have you on the 1% challenge! You’ve got a great list.


    on May 7th, 2008 at 3:44 am
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