Sunday, January 11, 2009

CHALLENGE: Book Award Challenge II, update


I've finished this challenge which isn't due to end until May, so there is still lots of time left. The goal was to read 10 award winners, with at least 5 different awards represented. The list of books I've read is below, and I expect I'll continue reading award winners. They all counted for at least one other challenge. Thanks to Michelle at 1morechapter for hosting this always enjoyable challenge. Check out the blog for some great recommendations of award winning books.

Man Booker
1998 Amsterdam by Ian McEwan (1% well read)
1996 Last Orders by Graham Swift (Book to Movies)

Pulitzer
1995 The Stone Diaries by Shields (2nd Canadian Challenge)

Newbery
1992 Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (books to movie)
1996 The View from Saturday by EL Konisburg (2nds challenge)

Giller
2000 Mercy Among the Children by David Adams Richards (2nd Canadian Challenge)

Hugo
1987 Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card (also Nebula Award)

Bram Stoker
2006 Lisey's Story by Stephen King (genre challenge: horror)

IMPAC Dublin
2007 Out Stealing Horses, Per Petterson (What an Animal!)

Orange Prize
2008 The Road Home, Rose Tremain (Orange January)


3 comments:

samantha.1020 said...

I'm just beginning this challenge. AACK! I better get to reading but congrats on finshing this challenge already!

tinylittlelibrarian said...

Man, good for you, lady! You're so fast. I've only got 3 read, I think.

3M said...

Congrats on finishing. I'm going to announce Book Awards II in May -- hope you participate!