Category: Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Want To Re-read

Posted November 4, 2014 by Michael @ Knowledge Lost in Top Ten Tuesday / 0 Comments

toptentuesdayIt’s Tuesday again which means time for another round of Top Ten Tuesday; I like joining in on this meme because I have a set topic to work with. Top Ten Tuesday is a book blogger meme that is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and this week the theme is: Books I Want To Re-read. It has been awhile since I’ve participated in this meme but recently I stated that I planned on doing more re-reading next year. So I thought this might be a good chance to pick some books to re-read.

  • Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
  • Notes from the Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind
  • Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
  • Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

  • The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
  • The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  • The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
  • The Outsider by Albert Camus
  • Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

Top Ten Tuesday: Books on my Spring To-Be-Read List

Posted September 23, 2014 by Michael @ Knowledge Lost in Top Ten Tuesday / 0 Comments

toptentuesdayIt’s Tuesday again which means time for another round of Top Ten Tuesday; I like joining in on this meme because I have a set topic to work with. Top Ten Tuesday is a book blogger meme that is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and this week the theme is: Books on my Fall Spring To-Be-Read List. I’m not sure what I’ll be reading but I thing these books will be involved. Because I couldn’t stop at ten, here are twelve books, I hope to read during this season.

the people in the treesThe ParrotsBelzharA Man in Love


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Need To Read More

Posted September 16, 2014 by Michael @ Knowledge Lost in Top Ten Tuesday / 0 Comments

toptentuesdayIt’s Tuesday again which means time for another round of Top Ten Tuesday; I like joining in on this meme because I have a set topic to work with. Top Ten Tuesday is a book blogger meme that is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and this week the theme is: Top Authors I’ve Only Read One Book From But NEED to Read More. I have a very bad habit of trying plenty of different authors and never returning to them. It isn’t because I don’t like the author but because I like to try a bit of everything. Here are some authors I’ve really enjoyed but have only read one book by them.


Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Really Want To Read But Don’t Own Yet

Posted August 26, 2014 by Michael @ Knowledge Lost in Top Ten Tuesday / 0 Comments

toptentuesdayIt’s Tuesday again which means time for another round of Top Ten Tuesday; I like joining in on this meme because I have a set topic to work with. Top Ten Tuesday is a book blogger meme that is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and this week the theme is: Books I Really Want To Read But Don’t Own Yet. I’m looking forward to going through my wishlist and picking ten books. So here we go;

  • Ham on Rye by Charles Bukowski
  • Mysterious Skin by Scott Heim
  • The Dream Life of Sukhanov by Olga Grushin
  • The Librarian by Mikhail Elizarov
  • A Meal in Winter by Hubert Mingarelli

  • Candide by Voltaire
  • The Diary of a Nobody by George Grossmith
  • Treasure Island!!! by Sara Levine
  • & Sons by David Gilbert
  • The Parrots by Filippo Bologna

Top Ten Tuesday: Books People Have Been Telling Me I MUST Read

Posted August 19, 2014 by Michael @ Knowledge Lost in Top Ten Tuesday / 0 Comments

toptentuesdayIt’s Tuesday again which means time for another round of Top Ten Tuesday; I like joining in on this meme because I have a set topic to work with. Top Ten Tuesday is a book blogger meme that is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and this week the theme is: Books People Have Been Telling You That You MUST Read. I went through my Goodreads recommendations and picked ten books from there.

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  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
  • Life: A User’s Manual by Georges Perec
  • The Lighthouse by Alison Moore
  • Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (mean people)
  • The Swan Book by Alexis Wright

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  • Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • The Dream Life of Sukhanov by Olga Grushin
  • On Literature by Umberto Eco
  • My Beautiful Enemy by Cory Taylor
  • Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’m Not Sure I Want To Read

Posted August 12, 2014 by Michael @ Knowledge Lost in Top Ten Tuesday / 0 Comments

toptentuesdayIt’s Tuesday again which means time for another round of Top Ten Tuesday; I like joining in on this meme because I have a set topic to work with. Top Ten Tuesday is a book blogger meme that is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and this week the theme is: Books I’m Not Sure I Want To Read. These are ten books that are on my shelf but I’m lacking motivation to read them. I think I need to be convinced to one way or another.

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  • The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Moby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman Melville
  • Tinkers by Paul Harding
  • Finnegans Wake by James Joyce
  • The Black Echo by Michael Connelly

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  • The Godfather by Mario Puzo
  • Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
  • Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins
  • Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
  • Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d Give To Readers Who Have Never Read Graphic Novels

Posted August 5, 2014 by Michael @ Knowledge Lost in Top Ten Tuesday / 0 Comments

toptentuesdayIt’s Tuesday again which means time for another round of Top Ten Tuesday; I like joining in on this meme because I have a set topic to work with. Top Ten Tuesday is a book blogger meme that is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and this week the theme is: Books I’d Give To Readers Who Have Never Read Graphic Novels. I wrote a post recently for Boomergang Books and have also done a First Steps post on the topic but lets revisit the topic.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’ve Read the Most Books From

Posted July 29, 2014 by Michael @ Knowledge Lost in Top Ten Tuesday / 0 Comments

toptentuesdayIt’s Tuesday again which means time for another round of Top Ten Tuesday; I like joining in on this meme because I have a set topic to work with. Top Ten Tuesday is a book blogger meme that is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and this week the theme is: Ten Authors I Own The Most Books From. I don’t catalogue all the books I own very well so here are the authors I’ve read the most books from.

  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • James Ellroy
  • Bryan Lee O’Malley
  • Jeff Lindsay
  • Raymond Chandler
  • Stephen King
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Lawrence Block
  • Philip K. Dick
  • James M. Cain

Wow, that’s surprising and revealing


Top Ten Tuesday: Great TV Shows

Posted July 15, 2014 by Michael @ Knowledge Lost in Top Ten Tuesday / 0 Comments

toptentuesdayIt’s Tuesday again which means time for another round of Top Ten Tuesday; I like joining in on this meme because I have a set topic to work with. Top Ten Tuesday is a book blogger meme that is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and this week the theme is: other types of stories; so either favourite Movies or TV Shows! I’ve decided to pick some TV shows that I think tell great stories with well developed characters.

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  • The Wire
  • Suits
  • Veronica Mars
  • Mad Men
  • The Sopranos
  • Orphan Black
  • Firefly
  • Spartacus
  • Orange is the New Black
  • Rake (The Australian show)


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’ve Never Read

Posted July 8, 2014 by Michael @ Knowledge Lost in Top Ten Tuesday / 0 Comments

toptentuesdayIt’s Tuesday again which means time for another round of Top Ten Tuesday; I like joining in on this meme because I have a set topic to work with. Top Ten Tuesday is a book blogger meme that is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and this week the theme is: Top Ten Blogging Confessions. I have already done a post of the classics I haven’t read recently so I’m going to confess to authors I’ve never read.

  • Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  • Alexandre Dumas
  • Anton Chekhov
  • Charlotte Brontë
  • Homer

  • J.K. Rowling
  • J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Joyce Carol Oates
  • Mark Twain
  • Mikhail Lermontov