Thursday, November 24, 2022

The 2023 TBR Pile Challenge

TBR Pile Challenge has been one of my favorite challenges, and next year it will turn 10! Congratulations, Adam!

My initial list for The 2023 TBR Pile Challenge:
(it will change along the way, of course, but one must start from something, right?)

  1. All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot
  2. Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens
  3. Ronggeng Dukuh Paruk (The Dancer) by Ahmad Tohari (Indonesian classic)
  4. Doctor Pascal by Émile Zola
  5. The Professor’s House by Willa Cather
  6. The Last Tycoon by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  7. The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy
  8. Summer by Edith Wharton
  9. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
  10. Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
  11. We Have Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
  12. Sad Cypress by Agatha Christie


  • The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
  • The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark

 To participate in this challenge, just hop to the sign up post.


  1. Your mix of "chunky" classics and lighter classics is a good strategy

    1. I know, right? It makes our reading lives much more fun and less tedious.


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