In 2005, Time magazine shared a list of its All-TIME Novels published since 1923, when Time first launched. Most of the great novels from the past century are on the list, including Atonement by Ian McEwan, The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger and The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Canadian book blogger Brian Wright is reading each of these novels and is blogging about his progress at Reading All Time Novels.
Six years later, Time is at it again. Earlier this week, the magazine published its list of the All-TIME 100 Best Nonfiction Books -- that is, non-fiction books published since 1923. From autobiography to social history to sports and self-help, this list covers a wide range of topics, and features books both new and old.
Books like A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers and President Obama's memoir Dreams of My Father both make the list, as does Against Interpretation, and Other Essays by activist and philosopher Susan Sontag, Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking and The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care by Dr. Benjamin Spock.
It's only a matter of time before a blogger tackles this project, and we can't wait to follow along.
Predict the outcome of Canada Reads 2014 and you could win books for a year!