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Suggest your Lit.SE reading challenges here! [duplicate]

A few days ago, I asked about starting up reading challenges, with a particular goal in mind. Many of our questions are about the same authors, the same stories, the same genres, the same cultures. ...
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New Literature SE Topic Challenge Suggestions Thread

Topic challenges for Literature SE were first proposed and enacted in March 2017. The motivation for these, as well as to bring our users together in a community activity of reading the same books or ...
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Monthly Topic Challenges aren't getting much attention. How can we change them?

Monthly topic challenges on Lit.SE don't get a whole lot of attention. Christopher Strobbe rightfully points out that participation has been almost negligible in recent months. This is in spite of ...
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Is it worth posting self-answers for relatively easy or obscure questions?

Last night, I awoke with a question about a relatively obscure poem in my head and thought it might be worth a question here. This morning I thought I'd google before posting it and found my answer. ...
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Announcing the April 2017 Topic Challenge: “Hard to Be a God”

After the support gained here for the idea of regular topic challenges on Literature as a way of hopefully broadening our cultural scope, a new post was set up here to gather suggestions for specific ...
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What should new users do if they're asking a question about a book that doesn't have a tag yet?

On chat, Ash, who doesn't have enough reputation to create tags [ yet :) ] pointed out a problem with our tagging system. Given that we use title and author tags, it's hard for new users to ask ...
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Announcing the July 2017 Topic Challenge: “I Am a Cat”

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges, and since the list of suggestions has a clear winner as June nears its end, it's time to announce the next topic challenge! Throughout ...
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Announcing the August 2017 Topic Challenge: “Sophie's World”

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges, and since the list of suggestions has a single highest-voted entry as July nears its end, it's time to announce the next topic challenge!...
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Announcing the June 2017 topic challenge: The SEA is Ours

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges, seeing that the votes have stabilised, May is nearing its end, and it's time to announce the next topic challenge! Throughout June 2017, ...
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Announcing the May 2017 topic challenge: Icelandic Sagas!

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges, seeing that the votes have stabilised, April is nearing its end, and it's time to announce the next topic challenge! Throughout May 2017,...
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Announcing the April–May 2020 topic challenge: The Stranger / Meursault

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months that overlap by one month, it is time to announce the April–...
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Announcing the March–April 2020 topic challenge: R. K. Narayan

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges and a later meta agreement to have topic challenges lasting for two months that overlap by one month, it is time to announce the March–...
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Announcing the August 2018 Topic Challenge: Nalo Hopkinson

This summer is hot, and I hope the same for this month's topic challenge: the works of Nalo Hopkinson suggested by user111 (who has since left this site). Hopkinson (Twitter handle @...
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Announcing the October 2017 Topic Challenge: “A Grain of Wheat”, by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

In accordance with our meta agreement to have topic challenges, and since the list of suggestions has a single highest-voted entry as September nears its end, it's time to announce the next topic ...
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Announcing the February 2018 Topic Challenge: “Songs of Innocence and of Experience”

After a brief hiatus over the Christmas and New Year period (because apparently virtual hats and topic challenges are too much fun to have all at the same time), Lit.SE topic challenges are back! In ...

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