I finished the Book Awards Reading Challenge last night, and just a week ahead of the deadline. The challenge involved reading 12 books in the 12 months from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.
My completed reads:
- Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides (Pulitzer 2003)
- The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (Nobel Laureate, also Banned Books Challenge)
- Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier (National Book Award 1997)
- The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls (Alex Award 2006)
- The Magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington (Pulitzer 1919)
- The Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman (Carnegie 1995)
- His Family by Ernest Poole (Pulitzer 1918)
- The Road by Cormac McCarthy (Pulitzer 2007)
- The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon (Costa/Whitbread 2003)
- The Able McLaughlins by Margaret Wilson (Pulitzer 1924)
- To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (Pulitzer 1961)
- The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon (Pulitzer 2001)
On to the next challenge!