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Old 12-05-2012, 01:29 PM   #755
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What will your 2013 challenge be?
To read a book published in every year I've been on the planet.

The required reading list is looking like this so far, but it is subject to revisement:

1970 Dickey, James - Deliverance
1971 Bukowski, Charles - Post Office
1972 Bradbury, Ray - The Halloween Tree
1973 Ballard, J.G. - Crash
1974 Dick, Philip K. - Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said
1975 Theroux, Paul - The Great Railway Bazaar
1976 Norton, Andre - Perilous Dreams
1977 Chatwin, Bruce - In Patagonia
1978 Kadare, Ismail - Broken April
1979 Dahl, Roald - Tales of the Unexpected
1980 Bester, Alfred - Golem 100
1981 Pohl, Frederick - The Cool War
1982 Jerslid, P.C. - After the Flood
1983 Bernhard, Thomas - The Loser
1984 Gibson, William - Neuromancer
1985 Card, Orson Scott - Ender's Game
1986 Ishiguro, Kazuo - An Artist of the Floating World
1987 Murakami, Haruki - Norwegian Wood
1988 Chatterjee, Upamanyu - English, August: An Indian Story
1989 Tan, Amy - The Joy Luck Club
1990 Kureishi, Hanif - The Buddha of Suburbia
1991 Jin, Ha - Waiting
1992 Morgan, Bernice - Random Passage
1993 Shiner, Lewis - Glimpses
1994 Robbins, Tom - Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas
1995 Hornby, Nick - High Fidelity
1996 Doyle, Roddy - The Woman Who Walked Into Doors
1997 Vonnegut, Kurt - Timequake
1998 Gourevitch, Philip - We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families
1999 Jhumpa, Lahiri - Interpreter of Maladies
2000 Galloway, Steven - Finnie Walsh
2001 Diaz, Junot - The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
2002 Frayn, Michael - Spies
2003 Koontz, Dean - Odd Thomas
2004 Cooper, Alan- The Inmates Are Running the Asylum...
2005 Gaiman, Neil - Anansi Boys
2006 Haddon, Mark - A Spot of Bother
2007 Hosseini, Khaled - A Thousand Splendid Suns
2008 Adiga, Aravind - The White Tiger
2009 Flint, Anthony - Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs...
2010 Coupland, Douglas - Player One: What Is to Become of Us
2011 Stross, Charles - Rule 34
2012 Harden, Blaine - Escape from Camp 14...
?2013 Pratchett, Terry - Raising Taxes?
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