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My 52-Week Reading Challenge in 2017

By MamaJ

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26 Non-fiction:

1. A graphic book: Some Writer!: The Story of E.B. White

2. A recent best-seller: The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis

3. A book by an artist: All about Colour by Janice Lindsay (or Dear Data by Giorgia Lupi, Stefanie Posavec)

4. A book by a cartoonist: How About Never—Is Never Good for You?: My Life in Cartoons by Bob Mankoff

5. A book by an economist: The Road To Serfdom by Friedrich Hayek

6. A book by a philosopher: Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche

7. A book by a scientist: Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space by Janna Levin

8. A book by a historian: 1587, A Year of No Significance: The Ming Dynasty in Decline by Ray Huang

9. A book by a Nobel Prize winner (in Literature): The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays by Albert Camus

10. A book by a Nobel Prize winner (not in Literature): To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science by Steven Weinberg

11. A book recommended by my husband: The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt

12. A memoir or journal: Selected Diaries by Virginia Woolf

13. A biography of a living person: Elon Musk: Inventing the Future by Ashlee Vance

14. A biography of a deceased person: Hamilton by Ron Chernow

15. A book on travel: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

16. A book on housekeeping: Spark Joy by Marie Kondō

17. A book on business: The Industries of the Future by Alec J. Ross

18. A book on food/cooking: My Life in France by Julia Child, Alex Prud’Homme

19. A book on reading/writing: The Naive and the Sentimental Novelist by Orhan Pamuk

20. A book on music: The Rest Is Noise by Alex Ross (or How Music Works by David Byrne)

21. A book on psychology: Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life by Susan David (or Grit by Angela Duckworth)

22. A book on computer science: Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions by Brian Christian, Tom Griffiths

23. A book on a research project: Love Wins: The Lovers and Lawyers Who Fought the Landmark Case for Marriage Equality by Debbie Cenziper, Jim Obergefell

24. A book I previously abandoned: Mostly Harmless Econometrics: An Empiricist’s Companion by Joshua D. Angrist, Jorn-Steffen Pischke

25. A parenting book: How Children Learn by John Holt

26. A surprise pick: TBD

26 Fiction:

1. Revisit a book from my childhood: Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift

2. A children’s book: Winnie-the-pooh

3. A story about a profession: The House of God by Samuel Shem

4. A book published in 2017: TBD

5. A debut novel: The Sympathizer By Viet Thanh Nguyen

6. A final finished work of a deceased writer: Persuasion by Jane Austen

7. A less-famous book by a famous writer: TBD (by Virginia Woolf)

8. A book that was once banned: Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

9. A book originally published in 19th century: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

10. A book recommended by my library: Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

11. A YA: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

12. A book of short stories: A Personal Anthology by Jorge Luis Borges

13. A new translation of a read book: Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert, Lydia Davis

14. A book over 500 pages: Middlemarch by George Eliot

15. A collection of various authors: TBD

16. A book I own but have never read: The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

17. A book about my home country: Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien

18. A book by a Canadian author: Alice Munro’s Best: Selected Stories

19. A book from an author I’ve read in 2016: The Trial by Franz Kafka

20. A book with someone’s name in the title: Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood

21. A book with a colour in the title: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

22. An award-winning book: All the Light We Cannot See (or The Hours)

23. A book I previously abandoned: Drown by Junot Díaz

24. A book in a series: The Big Sleep (Philip Marlowe #1) by Raymond Chandler

25. A recent novel with mixed reviews: Swing Time by Zadie Smith

26. A surprise pick: TBD

Researcher, Reader, Mother, Dr. Z

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