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Monday, May 4, 2009

Does Listening Count?

If I'm listening to an unabridged version of a book, does this count as "reading" the book?

According to HRH Julochka in a comment to me, unabridged counts.

Well, that's good enough for me!

I have now signed up to join the other ambitious bibliophiles in the 2009 year of reading dangerously challenge!

Since it's already May, and I'm crazy for committing even this much, I agree to read the following eight dangerous* books:

1. The Scarlet Letter - Nathanian Hawthorne
2. Gulliver's Travels - Johnathon Swift
3. The House of the Seven Gables - Nathaniel Hawthorne
4. The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde
5. Turn of the Screw (it's going to be a scary summer) - Henry James
6. Rabbit Run - John Updike
7. Tom Jones - Henry Fielding
8. Lady Chatterley's Lover - DH Lawrence

* my definition of dangerous: any classic literature that smacks of high school/college freshman must-reads that I still haven't read.


julochka said...

unabridged counts.

The Fragrant Muse said...

Julie, One opinion is enough for me! I'm off to sign up for 'my year of living dangerously (in my ear)'.

iasa said...

Nice list and I agree listening counts