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Description: Based on K.T. Bradford's list here: http://www.xojane.com/entertainment/reading-challenge-stop-reading-white-straigh... .

Members: 12 participating members (show all)

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1
4,496 members, 199 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: 3bythesea (1), souloftherose (1), hipdeep (1), lorax (4), Dilara86 (5)

Score: 17.5

2
13,502 members, 233 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: elia1168 (1), 3bythesea (2), hipdeep (3)

Score: 10.4

3
2,459 members, 142 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (2), lorax (3), melonbrawl (3)

Score: 9.44

4
1,030 members, 33 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: melonbrawl (1), lorax (5), aulsmith (6)

Score: 9.23

5
399 members, 13 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: melonbrawl (2), Dilara86 (3), lorax (8)

Score: 8.78

6
2,006 members, 54 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (1), lorax (7), aulsmith (9)

Score: 8.77

Explanations:

aulsmith (9): I don't like the rest of the series, but feel free to go on.

7
720 members, 35 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1), lorax (6)

Score: 6.56

8
9,632 members, 216 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (2), elia1168 (3)

Score: 6.4

Explanations:

JuliaMaria (2): Indische Einwanderer

9
10,813 members, 171 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (3), hipdeep (4)

Score: 5.87

Explanations:

JuliaMaria (3): chilenische Literatur

10
213 members, 9 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3), lorax (10)

Score: 5.29

11
308 members, 10 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (4), lorax (9)

Score: 5.14

12
2,592 members, 196 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (4), lorax (12)

Score: 4.98

13
1,518 members, 27 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (12), lorax (13)

Score: 4.26

14
1,485 members, 204 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

JuliaMaria (1): Koreanische Literatur

15
1,028 members, 81 reviews
3.37 stars (3.37 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (1)

Score: 4

16
215 members, 9 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: lorax (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

lorax (1): Some people may reflexively thumb this one down based on the author's name, but Carter is androgynous. It's a damn good book, too.

17
7 members, 2 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: exvano (1)

Score: 4

18
21,665 members, 309 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: elia1168 (2)

Score: 3.36

19
6,981 members, 151 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (2)

Score: 3.36

20
3,734 members, 67 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (2)

Score: 3.36

21
1,872 members, 32 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: lorax (2)

Score: 3.36

22
214 members, 31 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (2)

Score: 3.36

24
285 members, 11 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

JuliaMaria (4): hebräische Literatur, Krimi

25
1,306 members, 97 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

JuliaMaria (5): Finnische Literatur

26
416 members, 4 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

aulsmith (5): Instead of the Eco book, for a translation you might try this book by the Nobel Prize winning Bengali author translated by his brother.

27
234 members, 21 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

hipdeep (5): I found the treatment of the main character's disability very interesting.

28
332 members, 8 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

JuliaMaria (6): Eine chinesische Detektivin in New York

29
3,720 members, 179 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (7)

Score: 2.46

Explanations:

JuliaMaria (7): nigerianische Einwanderin in Amerika

30
171 members, 5 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (7)

Score: 2.46

31
20 members, 2 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (8)

Score: 2.38

32
2,507 members, 78 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (10)

Score: 2.25

Explanations:

aulsmith (10): Not the best book at showing Miles' problems with his disability, but it's the start of the series.

33
2,831 members, 120 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (11)

Score: 2.2

34
1,990 members, 44 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: lorax (11)

Score: 2.2

35
771 members, 29 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (13)

Score: 2.11

36
3,776 members, 287 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (14)

Score: 2.07

37
408 members, 14 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: lorax (14)

Score: 2.07

38
909 members, 16 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (15)

Score: 2.03

39
446 members, 21 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: lorax (15)

Score: 2.03

40
1,368 members, 33 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (16)

Score: 2

41
82 members, 6 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: lorax (16)

Score: 2

42
9,465 members, 110 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (17)

Score: 1.97

43
1,083 members, 54 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: lorax (17)

Score: 1.97

Explanations:

lorax (17): In addition to the reasons for including its predecessor (black female author, diverse races of characters), the protagonist of this one is (mostly) blind. (I say "mostly" because she can see magic and gods, which play a major role in the plot, so she does spend much of the book being able to see at least some things.)… (more)

44
748 members, 28 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (18)

Score: 1.94

45
15,196 members, 238 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: elia1168 (4)

Thumbs down: JuliaMaria, aulsmith

Score: < 0

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): White, straight male

46
1,743 members, 48 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: < 0

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Great book, and Delany is neither straight nor white, but this book doesn't break any ground on minority issues.

47
14,639 members, 221 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Thumbs down: JuliaMaria, KimarieBee, hipdeep

Score: < 0

Explanations:

hipdeep (0): Yes, it's in translation, and it's a translation by a woman, but as I recall it, this is mostly a lightweight survey of the history of philosophy, which bends toward the white and male. Good for what it is, but a weird "diversity" choice.… (more)

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