Classics Club

In the Classics Club, you select your own list of classics to read by a stated date. Here is my list. I am posting it on February 13, 2014, with the goal of completing all the books by February 12, 2019.

Early Classics

  • Beowulf (Seamus Heaney translation)

16th Century

  • Henry VI Pt I by William Shakespeare (1591)
  • Henry VI Pt. II by William Shakespeare (1596-1599)
  • Henry VI Pt. III by William Shakespeare (1591)

17th Century

18th Century

19th Century

20th Century

21st Century


6 thoughts on “Classics Club

  1. Melissa February 14, 2014 / 1:03 pm

    I love seeing them broken up by century. You’ve picked some great ones!

    • whatmeread February 14, 2014 / 1:05 pm

      Thanks! I can’t claim that was an original idea, however. I copied it from another Classics Club friend.

  2. Tamtown February 14, 2014 / 6:59 pm

    Which ones are your “tried & true” favorites? I think you mentioned 6-8 of your classics you’ve read & re-read. Just curious to see what your favorites are. Your list looks great! You have a lor of really great books & even a few I haven’t heard much about yet. Keep us posted on how this goes!

    • whatmeread February 15, 2014 / 7:14 pm

      I love Victorian novels,so among others the Dickens books, Middlemarch, and the Hardy are retreads.

  3. hamlettethedame February 15, 2014 / 8:20 am

    Nice list! I see several favorites here (Rebecca! Robinson Crusoe!), and several that are also on my list. Welcome to the club! I’ve only been a member since early January, but it’s already been a lot of fun and a great way to meet new book-loving bloggers.

    • whatmeread February 15, 2014 / 7:06 pm

      Thanks so much! I’ll have to take a look at your list!

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