My TBR Challenge 2009

I have over 200 books listed in LibraryThing as TBR. So I’m aiming to read some of them before the end of 2009 as my own person reading challenge.

Fiction

  1. Lady Susan/The Watsons/Sanditon by Jane Austen (her last and unfinished novel and two fragments)
  2. Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  3. The Ghost Road by Pat Barker
  4. People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
  5. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  6. Friends and Heroes by Olivia Manning (the last book in The Balkan Trilogy)
  7. East Lynne by Mrs Henry Wood

Non-fiction

  1. Band of Brothers by Stephen Ambrose
  2. Russia: A Journey to the Heart of a Land and Its People by Jonathan Dimbleby
  3. Big Chief Elizabeth: How England’s Adventurers Gambled and Won the New World  by Giles Milton
  4. 1599: A Year In the Life of William Shakespeare by James Shapiro
  5. Thomas Hardy: the Time-torn Man by Claire Tomalin
  6. Great Escape Stories by Eric Williams
  7. After the Victorians by A N Wilson