• Books

    “What’s in a name?” Reading Challenge

    This challenge goes from January 1 to December 31, 2008. One title from each of the six categories. I only intend to read one book under each category, but I’ve given myself options and alternates as usual.

    1. A book with a color in its title.
    The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
    The Color Purple by Alice Walker

    2. A book with an animal in its title.
    by Sebastian Faulks
    Wings of the Dove by Henry James

    3. A book with a first name in its title.
    Life and Times of Michael K by J. M. Coetzee
    Anil‘s Ghost
    by Michael Ondaatje
    The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark

    4. A book with a place in its title.
    Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
    The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
    The Known World by Thomas P. Jones

    5. A book with a weather event in its title.
    The Tempest by William Shakespeare
    Gone with the Wind
    by Margaret Mitchell

    6. A book with a plant in its title.
    Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver
    The Name of the Rose
    by Umberto Eco