Towards the end of last year an idea for a new project began to take shape in my head …
Reading the 20th Century: One hundred books, one for each year …
A long term project – but let’s say two years.
A project to make me pull out more books from the Virago bookcase, the Persephone bookcase, the shelves of elderly Penguins, the shelves of older hardbacks.
And a project to remind me to order a few more of the older books that the library has stored away in the fiction reserve.
Books I have yet to read and books that I read years ago that I really want to pick up again.
And while I was pondering Simon was a step ahead of me posting.
So I have borrowed his logo, and I’ll be watching what he reads for ideas.
The book I wrote about yesterday – The Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey – means that 1929 is done. And I’ve just finished anther book for 1960.
So that’s just 98 books to go, and a project page to write …