I have not only completed the six essential categories but also four of the five optional categories, which gives me two entries in the prize-draw.
Here are the books read:
A 20th Century Classic: Oil! by Upton Sinclair A 19th Century Classic: Resurrection by Lev Tolstoy A Classic by a Woman Author: Prison and Chocolate Cake by Nayantara Sahgal A Classic in Translation: Beware of Pity by Stefan Zweig A Classic About War: The Blank Wall by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding A Classic by an Author Who Is New To You: The Radetzky March by Joseph Roth
An American Classic: The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett A Classic Mystery, Suspense or Thriller: The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad A Historical Fiction Classic. This is any classic set at least 50 years before the time when it was written: Mille de Scuderi by E.T.A Hoffmann A Classic That’s Been Adapted Into a Movie or TV Series: Up at the Villa by Somerset Maugham
Karen K is hosting the challenge for 2015 too and I am signing up for it.
If you are interested in joining, you can do so over here.