Friday, January 1, 2010

CHALLENGE: Book Awards IV

I've completed all the Book Awards Challenges that Michelle has hosted, I can't stop now.
Book Awards 1 Challenge
Book Awards 2 Challenge
Book Awards 3 Challenge

from January 1 through November 1, 2010. Sign-up at the Book Awards Reading Challenge blog, there are lists of all the prizes and winning books there for reference.

This time, read 10 books from 10 different awards during January 1, 2010 through November 1, 2010. Yikes. We'll see how that goes. This is just an idea list of prizes and books, actual content may vary.

1.Dagger Award (Debut 2009)
Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie - Alan Bradley Jan 26/10

2. Alex Award 2007
The Spellman Files - Lisa Lutz Jan 31/10

3. Agatha Awards 2007
A Fatal Grace (Dead Cold), Louise Penny Feb6/10

4. Pen/Hemingway 2000
Interpreter of Maladies, Jhumpra Lahiri Feb 12/10

5. Governor General's for French to English Translation 2008
Nikolski, Nicolas Dickner Feb 17/10

6. Man Booker Prize 2003
Vernon God Little 02/25

7. Pulitzer Prize 1985
Foreign Affairs, Alison Lurie Mar 2

8.
Eisner Award 2004
Blankets, Craig Thompson Mar 8

9. Commonwealth Prize 2008
The Book of Negroes, Laurence Hill Mar 12

10. Giller Prize 2008
Through Black Spruce, Joseph Boyden Mar 17

11. Miles Franklin Best Novel 2010
Truth, Peter Temple Jun 12

12. Newbery Prize 1939
Thimble Summer, Elizabeth Enright

Orange Prize
Small Islands, Andrea Levy 2004

Costa/Whitbread
The Tenderness of Wolves, Stef Penny 2006

IMPAC Dublin
Man Gone Down, Michael Thomas 2009

Nobel Prize

The Mistress of Husaby, Sigrid Undset



3 comments:

alisonwonderland said...

I hadn't realized that this is starting today. I'm writing a post right now!

Kim said...

Great list. I picked my books out last July for this one!
*smiles*

joanna said...

This was way too challenging for me, I'm skipping it... Good luck to you, your list looks great!