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Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Dewey Decimal Challenge complete


Here's the books I ended up reading for this challenge, along with links to my reviews:

000 - Generalities: The Book That Changed My Life: 71 Remarkable Writers Celebrate the Books That Matter Most to Them by Roxanne Coady and Joy Johannessen -- completed 2/13/09; review here

100 - Philosophy and Psychology: Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar...: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes by Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein -- completed 5/1/09; review here

200 - Religion: Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer -- completed 1/27/09; review here

300 - Social Sciences: Iran Awakening: A Memoir of Revolution and Hope by Shirin Ebadi -- completed 5/29/09; review here

400 - Language: The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester -- completed 3/9/09; review here

500 - Natural Sciences + Math: The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science by Natalie Angier -- completed 6/19/09; review here

600 - Technology: Julie and Julia by Julie Powell -- completed 2/24/09; review here

700 - The Arts: Outline of English Architecture by A. H. Gardner -- completed 7/14/09; review here

800 - Literature and Rhetoric: Boswell's Presumptuous Task: The Making of the Life of Dr. Johnson by Adam Sisman -- completed 7/11/09; review here

900 - Geography and History: Queenan Country: A Reluctant Anglophile's Pilgrimage to the Mother Country by Joe Queenan -- completed 1/21/09; review here

1 comments:

anovelworld said...

Congratulations on finishing!!! I'm only about halfway through.

I really enjoyed Shirin Ebadi's memoir, Iran Awakening, I'm glad to see it on your list!

Thanks so much for participating, I hope this challenge added a little extra flavor to your usual book selections.