- Go to your blog.
- Pick twenty books that you’ve got left to read from your Classics Club list.
- Post that list, numbered 1 – 20, on your blog by Sunday.
- Sunday morning, the Classics Club will announce a number from 1 – 20. Go to the list of twenty books you posted and select the book that corresponds to the number they announce.
- The challenge is to read that book by January 29, 2023 (but I say before the next spin).
- Huckleberry Finn (1884) – Mark Twain
- Ecclesiastical History of the English People (731) – Bede
- The Romance of Tristan (c. 12th century) – Beroul
- Kidnapped (1886) – Robert Louis Stevenson
- Shirley (1849) – Charlotte Brontë
- Meditations (170-180) – Marcus Aurelius
- The Voyage of Argo (3rd century) – Apollonius of Rhodes
- A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and a Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (1775) – Samuel Johnson
- The Professor (1857) – Charlotte Brontë
- The Twelve Ceasars (121) – Suetonius
- Works and Days (8th century) – Hesiod
- Crime and Punishment (1866) – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
- Gargantua and Pantagruel (1532-1564) – François Rabelais
- Meno (4th century) – Plato
- Tom Sawyer (1876) – Mark Twain
- The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (1886) – Robert Louis Stevenson
- On The Good Life (75 – 71 B.C.) – Marcus Tullius Cicero
- The City of God (426) – Augustine
- Letters (1st century) – Pliny the Younger
- The Faerie Queene (1590-1596) – Edmund Spenser
No Faerie Queene. Just no! The Good Life and Meno are short and I’d really like to get Meditations.
As with previous Spins, instead of doing a new post, I’m going to simply announce the winner below and, to make it easier to complete at least one book, I’m going to choose a book from my Guardians List, my Shakespeare Project and my Children’s Classics Project, with no deadline date, just a dedication to read.
Classics Club Winner: Meditations
Guardians Book List Winner: The Forever War
Shakespeare Winner: Henry VIII
Children’s List Winner: Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs