Book Awards Challenge

I am excited to list my book I plan on reading for the Book Awards Challenge.  They are actually all book that are currently on my book shelf that I have been meaning to read.  What great motivation to get them read and lighten my bookload a bit!

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BOOK AWARDS READING CHALLENGE

1.  The God of Small Things – Arundhati Roy (Man Booker – 1997)

2.  Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha – Roddy Doyle (Booker – 1993)

3.  Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – de Bernieres (CommonWealth – 1995)

4.  Gilead – Marilynne Robinson – (National Book Critics’ Circle – 2004)

5.  Stone Diaries – Carol Shields (NBCC – 1994)

6.  Kate Vaiden – Reynolds Price (NBCC-1986)

7. Kristin Lavransdatter: The Mistress of Husaby – Sigrid Undset (Nobel Prize -1928)

8.  Kristin Lavransdatter: The Cross – Sigrid Undset (Nobel Prize -1928)

9.  Bel Canto – Patchett  (Orange -2002)

10.  Larry’s Party – Carol Sheilds (Orange – 1998)

11.  Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay – Michael Chabon (Pulitzer – 2001)

12.  Empire Falls – Richard Russo – (Pulitzer -2002)

Challenge Runs From July 1, 2007 to  June 30, 2008.

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