24 Tasks – Door 7 – Task 1

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Posthumous Nobel Prize in Chemistry for Sherlock Holmes

24 Festive Tasks: Door 7 – International Human Rights Day, Task 1: Nominate a (fictional) character from one of the books you read this year for a Nobel Prize – regardless which one – or for a similarly important prize (e.g., the Fields Medal for mathematics) and write a brief laudation explaining your nomination.  

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Redeeming Renée Ahdieh’s “The Wrath and the Dawn”

24 Festive Tasks: Door 7 – International Day for Tolerance, Task 1: Find a redeeming quality in a book you read this year and didn’t like.   I’ve never understood the rave reviews that this book is getting, but then, I’m not its target audience; and I suppose if you read it as a straight-up […]

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Two Prophecies About My Reading Life in 2019

24 Festive Tasks: Door 7 – Mawlid, Task 1: Make two “prophesies” you think will come to fruition in 2019 in your personal or reading life. My two prophecies for 2019 are: 1. Audiobooks have become an indelible part of my reading life in the past couple of years, and have greatly contributed to the […]

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