Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge

Where Patrick Lenton takes a leaf out of Rory Gilmore’s books to read Rory’s books. All 338 of them.

Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #29 Candide by Voltaire+

This week’s Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge is covered by guest reviewer Alexandra Neill. Alexandra is a co-director of the National...

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Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #28 Brick Lane by Monica Ali+

This week’s Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge is covered by guest reviewer Jodi McAlister. Jodi is a PhD candidate at Macquarie...

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Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #27 Brave New World by Aldous Huxley+

This week’s Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge is covered by guest reviewer Marlee Jane Ward. Marlee is a Sydney writer who studied...

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Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #26 A Bolt from the Blue and Other Essays by Mary McCarthy+

This week’s Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge is covered by guest reviewer Sally Evans. Sally is a poet and lecturer/tutor based...

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Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #25 The Bielski Brothers by Peter Duffy+

In Gilmore Girls, aka the best show ever written, bright-eyed Rory Gilmore is continually seen reading a wide array of...

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Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #24 Bitch by Elizabeth Wurtzel+

This week’s Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge is covered by guest reviewer Marlee Jane Ward. Marlee is a Sydney writer with...

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Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #23 The Bhagavad Gita+

I’ve actually tried to read the Bhagavad Gita before, back in university. I was doing this amazing course in Indian...

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Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #22 Beowulf, translated by Seamus Heaney+

In Gilmore Girls, aka the best show ever written, bright-eyed Rory Gilmore is continually seen reading a wide array of...

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Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #21 Beloved by Toni Morrison+

In Gilmore Girls, aka the best show ever written, bright-eyed Rory Gilmore is continually seen reading a wide array of...

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Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #20 The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath+

This week’s Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge is covered by guest reviewer Bridget Lutherborrow. Bridget is a fiction writer and PhD...

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Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #19 Bel Canto by Ann Patchett+

In Gilmore Girls, aka the best show ever written, bright-eyed Rory Gilmore is continually seen reading a wide array of...

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Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #18 Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie+

This week’s Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge is covered by guest reviewer Bridget Lutherborrow. Bridget is a fiction writer and PhD...

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Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #17 Backlash by Susan Faludi+

This week’s Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge is covered by guest reviewer Caroline Tapper. Caroline has degrees in music, English and...

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Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #16 Babe by Dick King-Smith+

This week’s Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge is covered by guest reviewer Emma Wortley. Emma has a PhD in English from...

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Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #15 The Awakening by Kate Chopin+

In Gilmore Girls, aka the best show ever written, bright-eyed Rory Gilmore is continually seen reading a wide array of...

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The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #14 Autobiography of a Face+

Guest reviewer Jodi McAlister steps in for Patrick Lenton to review Lucy Grealy's Autobiography of a Face.

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The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #13 Atonement+

Atonement is one of those beautifully crafted books that manages to evoke the feeling of looking at a misty, crumbling...

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The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #12 As I Lay Dying+

Bridget Lutherborrow contemplates watching the grass die after attempting William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying. (NB. This doesn’t mean that...

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The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #11 The Art of War+

In Gilmore Girls, aka the best show ever written, bright-eyed Rory Gilmore is continually seen reading a wide array of...

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The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #10 The Art of Fiction+

Guest reviewer Bridget Lutherborrow takes on Henry James’ famous critical essay, ‘The Art of Fiction’ (1884). (NB. This doesn’t mean...

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The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #9 The Archidamian War+

In Gilmore Girls, aka the best show ever written, bright-eyed Rory Gilmore is continually seen reading a wide array of...

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The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #8 Anne Frank’s Diary+

In Gilmore Girls, aka the best show ever written, bright-eyed Rory Gilmore is continually seen reading a wide array of...

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The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #7 Anna Karenina+

In Gilmore Girls, aka the best show ever written, bright-eyed Rory Gilmore is continually seen reading a wide array of...

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The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #6 Angela’s Ashes+

Introducing our first-ever guest reviewer to The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge, Bridget Lutherborrow. (NB. This doesn’t mean that Patrick Lenton...

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The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #5 An American Tragedy+

In Gilmore Girls, aka the best show ever written, bright-eyed Rory Gilmore is continually seen reading a wide array of...

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The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #4 The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay+

In Gilmore Girls, aka the best show ever written, bright-eyed Rory Gilmore is continually seen reading a wide array of...

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The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #3 Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland+

In Gilmore Girls, aka the best show ever written, bright-eyed Rory Gilmore is continually seen reading a wide array of...

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The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #2 Adventures of Huckleberry Finn+

In Gilmore Girls, aka the best show ever written, bright-eyed Rory Gilmore is continually seen reading a wide array of...

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The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge: #1 Nineteen Eighty-Four+

In Gilmore Girls, aka the best show ever written, bright-eyed Rory Gilmore is continually seen reading a wide array of...

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