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Friday, January 19, 2024

Classics Club Spin #36

The Classics club does it again! It is spin time! List 20 classic titles you still want to read. On January 21st someone at CC spins the dial and the number where the dial stops is the spin number. Check your list. The book title next to that number is the winner. Read that book by March 3rd. Join the fun. Here is a link to the Classics Club Spin page, if you want more details.

My list of of twenty classics I'm ready and eager (?) to read:
  1. David Copperfield by Dickens
  2. The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Tolstoy
  3. The Cherry Orchard by Chekhov
  4. Hamlet by Shakespeare
  5. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Doyle
  6. Something by EM Forster
  7. Grimm's Fairy Tales
  8. The Scarlet Letter by Hawthorne
  9. Something by Elizabeth Gaskell
  10. Mrs. Dalloway by Woolf
  11. Sound of the Mountain by Kawabata
  12. On the Road by Kerouac
  13. Something by Dorothy Parker
  14. Tale of the Genji by Shikibu
  15. Dracula by Stoker
  16. The Optimist's Daughter by Welty
  17. Excellent Women by Pym
  18. Something by Anne Bronte
  19. Something by Faulkner
  20. The Old Man and the Sea by Hemingway
Check back on the 21st to learn the spin number and what book I will be reading in February.


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