5 Under 35 Challenge – My List and Progress

A Perpetual Challenge

I’m hosting this challenge – to read more about it and to sign up, click on the logo in my sidebar or go to this post.

Here are the books (so far) which I intend to read:

Winners in 2006

  • O My Darling, by Amity Gaige
  • The Seas, by Samantha Hunt
  • Corpus Christi: Stories, by Bret Anthony Johnston
  • Sightseeing,by Rattawut Lapcharoensap
  • Drinking Coffee Elsewhere, by ZZ Packer

Winners in 2007

  • Garner, by Kirstin Allio
  • The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears, by Dinaw Mengestu
  • Get Down: Stories, by Asali Solomon
  • Petropolis, by Anya Ulinich
  • Third Class Superhero, by Charles Yu

Winners in 2008

  • The Farther Shore, by Matthew Eck
  • All the Sad Young Literary Men, by Keith Gessen
  • One More Year: Stories, by Sana Krasikov
  • The Boat, by Nam Le
  • Last Last Chance , by Fiona Maazel
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    • Jill on October 2, 2008 at 03:34

    Hmmm, I have that Krasikov book on my shelf…tempting, tempting.

    • Leah on October 2, 2008 at 04:08

    I really enjoyed Drinking Coffee Elsewhere by ZZ Packer. It was quite a different voice when I read it and the first story stayed with me.

    • Wendy on October 3, 2008 at 09:17
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    Jill: Come on – you know you want to!

    Leah: I’ve not read anything by ZZ Packer – but this author has been on my radar. This challenge gives me an excuse to finally read something!

    • 3m on April 27, 2009 at 09:44

    I really enjoyed Petropolis. Hope you do, too!

    • Wendy on April 29, 2009 at 10:13
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    Michelle: I’m glad to hear you really like Petropolis!

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