Category Archives: Long-Term Projects

50-n-5 Non-Fiction Project

Michelle at Non-Fiction Adventure is hosting a Non-Fiction Adventure to encourage you to push through all those non-fiction books you want to read. This is similar to the Classic Clubs 50-n-5 that I am also participating in. I had my

The Classics Club – 50 in 5 years (Jan 2014-Dec 2018)

The Classics Club – 50 in 5 years (Jan 2014-Dec 2018)

I’ve put off formulating a list long enough for this goal.  It is hard to narrow down a list, but I didn’t want to set the book goal higher as I have so many other projects going on.  I tried

Well-Educated Mind: Autobiography List

Well-Educated Mind: Autobiography List

This project is based on the Annotated Autobiography List found in Susan Wise Bauer’s The Well-Educated Mind book. The pace is to read one a month, although some will be split over a few months as larger works come up. 

Clement K Shorter 1898 Top 100 List

Clement K Shorter 1898 Top 100 List

  Literary critic Clement K. Shorter published a best of list in 1898. For his 100 books he limited himself to one book per author and the author must be dead. He did add eight works as a short list

Writers 10 Greatest Books

Writers 10 Greatest Books

So what exactly do the top 125 authors of today find as the 10 greatest books? In 2007 J. Peder Zane, the book editor of the Raleigh News & Observer, asked 125 top writers to name their favorite books —