Century


A Century of Books is a project hosted by Simon at Stuck in a Box, chronicling (in my case trying to chronicle) books published in each year of the 20th century.  So, starting in January 2012, these are my accomplishments:

1900
1901 - The Making of a Marchioness, by F. Hogdson Burnett
1902 - The Hound of the Baskervilles, by A. Conan Doyle
1903
1904 - Adam's diary, by M. Twain
1905 - 
1906 - Eve's diary, by M. Twain
1907 - The House of the Vampire, by G.Z. Viereck
1908 - A room with a view, by E.M. Forster
1909
1910
1911 - Ethan Frome, by E. Wharton
1912 - Pygmalion, by G. B. Shaw / Daddy-long-legs, by J. Webster / Death in Venice, by T. Mann
1913 - Roast Beef, medium, by E. Ferber
1914 - Dubliners, by J. Joyce 
1915 - The Thirty-nine steps, by J. Buchan
1916 - Xingu, by E. Wharton
1917
1918
1919 - My man Jeeves, by P.G. Wodehouse
1920 - This Side of Paradise, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
1921 - Monday or Tuesday, by V. Woolf
1922 - In a Grove, by R. Akutagawa
1923
1924 - The Shunned House, by H.P. Lovecraft // The Home-maker, by D. Canfield
1925 - The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald // Mrs. Dalloway, by V. Woolf
1926
1927
1928 - Lady Chatterley's lover, by D.H. Lawrence
1929
1930
1931
1932 - Cheerful weather for the wedding, by J. Strachey
1933 - In praise of shadows, by J. Tanizaki // Miss Lonelyhearts, by N. West
1934 - Thank you, Jeeves, by P.G. Wodehouse
1935
1936 - The Santa Klaus Murder, by Mavis Doriel Hay
1937
1938 - Rebecca, by D. du Maurier
1939 - Gadsby, by E.V. Wright
1940
1941
1942
1943 - Ministry of  Fear, by Graham Greene
1944
1945
1946
1947 - A streetcar named desire, by T. Williams
1948
1949 - Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984), by G. Orwell
1950
1951
1952 - Youth, by Isaak Asimov
1953 - Casino Royale, by Ian Fleming 
1954
1955 - The Star, by Arthur C. Clarke // The Quiet American, by E.M. Forster
1956 The 101 Dalmatians, by D. Smith
1957
1958 - Breakfast at Tiffany's, by T. Capote // Our Man in Havana, by G. Greene
1959
1960 - To Kill a Mockingbird, by H. Lee
1961
1962 - Cover her face, by P.D. James // Die Wand, by M. Haushofer
1963 - On her Majesty's Secret Service, by I. Fleming
1964
1965 - Stoner, by J.E. Williams
1966
1967
1968
1969 - Travels with my aunt, by G. Greene
1970 - 84, Charing Cross Road, by H. Hanff // The Driver's Seat, by M. Spark
1971 - Maurice, by E.M. Forster (written in 1914, published in 1971) // Lathe of Heaven, by Ursula LeGuin
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981 - Cronica de une muerte anunciada (Chronicle of a death foretold) - G. Garcia Marquez
1982
1983 Watchman, by I. Rankin
1984 - The Unbearable Lightness of Being, by M. Kundera
1985
1986 - Maus, by Art Spiegelman
1987
1988
1989 - The Remains of the Day, by K. Ishiguro
1990 - Largo Winch - l'heritier, by Ph. Francq and J. Van Hamme
1991Sophie's World, by J. Gaarder // Largo Winch - le groupe W, by Ph. Francq and J. Van Hamme  
1992 - Largo Winch - O.P.A., by Ph. Francq and J. Van Hamme
1993 - Agatha Raisin and the Vicious Vet, by M.C.Beaton
1994 - Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener, by M.C. Beaton // Red Azalea, by A. Min
1995
1996 - Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage, by M.C.Beaton
1997 - Murder runs in the family, by A. George
1998 - King Leopold's ghost, by A. Hochschild
1999 - La grande Thérèse, by H. Spurling

2 comments:

  1. Hi, I found you via a comment you left on Stuck in a Book. It's lovely to find another Century reader. :)

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    1. Hi Alex, I always come look at your choices when I'm stuck with a year...

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