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2013 Category Challenge

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1MarthaJeanne
Edited: Dec 31, 2013, 6:32pm Top

I'm aiming at 10 categories of 10 books each, and expect that there will be plenty left over for my overflow challenge.

General statistics are at http://www.librarything.com/topic/141224

Statistics:
New books 69
Library books 31
Second hand books 29
Rereads 13
Gutenberg 8

Finished categories
!Needlework
!Arts and Crafts
!Biography
!Travel and History UK
!Christian Theology
!Non-Christian
!History and travel - non-UK
!Food
!Education, language
Other nonfiction (includes science)

Science http://www.librarything.com/topic/145072#3804767

Arts and Crafts http://www.librarything.com/topic/145072#3808078

Needlework http://www.librarything.com/topic/145072#3808080

Travel and History http://www.librarything.com/topic/145072#3830685

Theology http://www.librarything.com/topic/145072#3847106

Food http://www.librarything.com/topic/145072#3879521

Austria http://www.librarything.com/topic/145072#3934106

Education, etc. http://www.librarything.com/topic/145072#3940339

Biography http://www.librarything.com/topic/145072#3943714

Survival http://www.librarything.com/topic/145072#3934607

Other http://www.librarything.com/topic/145072#3871274

2MarthaJeanne
Edited: Dec 15, 2013, 6:46pm Top

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Edited: Dec 15, 2013, 6:53pm Top

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10MarthaJeanne
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Edited: Dec 15, 2013, 7:04pm Top

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14MarthaJeanne
Edited: Nov 26, 2013, 5:44pm Top

Finished and closed
1 Arts and Crafts
2 Needlework
3 Travel and History, nonUK
4 Food
5 Biography
6 Christian Theology
7 other religion
8 Education, etc.

Finished, not closed
1 Travel and history UK (6,8)

open
Science (4)
Other (7)
Austria (1)
{Survival (9)}
Women (2)

Education etc will fill.
Theology will take a bit more effort to split. It's the non-Christian that I need to concentrate on. Extra Christian is not a problem, as I can probably fill one in overflow.
I can probably read enough narrowboat stuff to do the other split.

BTW This doesn't match the list in the first post, as I have combined some categories there.

15MarthaJeanne
May 31, 2013, 11:06am Top

May

16MarthaJeanne
Jun 30, 2013, 1:22pm Top

June

17MarthaJeanne
Sep 1, 2013, 8:26am Top

August

18MarthaJeanne
Oct 1, 2013, 5:02pm Top

October

19MarthaJeanne
Nov 1, 2013, 1:38pm Top

November

20MarthaJeanne
Edited: Nov 23, 2013, 7:31am Top

Done. Still fiddling a bit, to sharpen the categories. By the end of the month this should be solid.

21MarthaJeanne
Dec 2, 2013, 4:38am Top

November

22JDHomrighausen
Dec 6, 2013, 2:47am Top

The theology books look VERY interesting!

23MarthaJeanne
Dec 6, 2013, 3:53am Top

Most of them were. A very mixed bag, but mostly interesting. Add in the German, and books listed in other categories, and I read a lot Theology this year: https://www.librarything.com/catalog.php?tag=Theology&offset=0&view=Mart.... In German I still have a few to go on gender issues. In English I expect to add four commentaries on John in about a week. (When I finish working my way through it in Greek.)

24JDHomrighausen
Dec 14, 2013, 3:46pm Top

German is on my language learning list. How did you come across German? Are you a native speaker?

As for Greek, I know what you mean. It was hell to learn but now it pays off immensely. I am reading parts of The Odyssey for my Greek reading course next term and I cannot wait.

25MarthaJeanne
Dec 14, 2013, 5:01pm Top

No, I'm English mother tongue, but when I had to choose a language at the beginning of High School, the choices were French or German, and almost everyone chose French, so, of course I wanted German. We moved after a yead, and for the same reason I also ended up with two years each of Latin and Spanish. At the end of High School, of the three languages, I knew the most German.

I like German, and fell in love with Vienna at first sight, and still love the city over 40 years later, most of them spent here.

26MarthaJeanne
Dec 19, 2013, 11:50am Top

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