3 times 3 Challenge

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3 times 3 Challenge
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Tue, 11-15-2011 - 11:14am

The 3 times 3 challenge is kind of like a little appetizer you might order in a restaurant, to enjoy a taste of different flavors. For this challenge, you'll read three classics, three non-fiction books and three books by foreign authors. (As Suzan pointed out, for the foreign authors' works, you're allowed to read the translation.)

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Thu, 11-17-2011 - 6:54am

Suzan's 3 x 3 Challenge

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Fri, 11-18-2011 - 11:50pm

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Sat, 11-19-2011 - 7:31am

If anyone is looking for a classic to read, I highly recommend The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain. I just finished it, and it was amazing! I was surprised that it was banned in Boston after it was published in 1934, but I can see how it was viewed as scandalous in that year. A bonus: it's only about 125 pages, and is a very quick read!

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Mon, 02-06-2012 - 9:31am
I love Isabel Allende's books. Have you read the series of Portrait in Sepia?
I have also read ; 100 Years of Solitude by G.G.Marquez and I read another one of which I can not remember the name of right now. Interesting writing style
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Mon, 02-06-2012 - 9:34am
Hi Carol, thanks for the tip. For my classics challenge I'm planning to read Willa Cather , I love her style and books. Who knows what else. I'd like to tackle "Peony" by Pearl S Buck. But I really need some undisturbed time to really enjoy it.