BOOK MEME….Kevin gave us an assignment, and as usual, I’ve left it till the last minute. Here goes.
You?re stuck in Fahrenheit 451. Which book would you be?
I would be inclined to choose a book on science that reveals a thought process that we could continue to learn things from, but since I’m woefully ignorant about science, I’ll choose The Norton Shakespeare.
Have you ever had a crush on a fictional character?
What is the last book you bought?
Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science by Charles Wheelan. (I may not agree with the guy on everything, but I hear it’s a good primer on the subject). The Van by Roddy Doyle. Understanding Conflict of Laws by William M. Richman and William L. Reynolds.
What are you currently reading?
I don’t have much time to read anything weighty on top of my coursework, but I always have a couple of novels going. I like to think it keeps me sane. I’m almost done with The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett, and I’m just getting taken in by Dissolution: A novel of Tudor England by C.J. Sansom. It’s a thriller/mystery about naughty monks and a hunchback lawyer and his young, fallen associate.
What five books would you take to a deserted island?
The Norton Anthology of English Literature, vol. 1 and 2 (come on, it counts)
Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Bleak House by Charles Dickens
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee