Thursday, August 15, 2013

Classics Club Spin #3!

Since I only recently took the plunge and made my Classics Club commitment, I haven't participated in a Classics Spin! I'm so excited to get in on the action. Below you'll find a list of 20 books from my Classics Club list, and they're categorized appropriately. On Monday, August 19th, the winning number will be chosen, and I'll read that classic in the remaining part of August or September.

Oldest/Dreading/Hesitant

  1. Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  2. Other Voices, Other Rooms by Truman Capote
  3. Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison
  4. 1984 by George Orwell -- the winning SPIN number is 4! 
  5. The Awakening by Kate Chopin
Can't Wait to Read
  1. The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
  2. Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
  3. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
  4. Roast Beef, Medium by Edna Ferber
  5. Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell
Neutral
  1. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  2. The Bell by Iris Murdoch
  3. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
  4. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  5. Persuasion by Jane Austen
Free Choice (Mostly Short)
  1. The Plague by Albert Camus
  2. The Theban Plays by Sophocles (partial re-read)
  3. The Professor's House by Willa Cather (re-read)
  4. The Outsiders by SE Hinton
  5. Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh


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