Thursday, January 31, 2008

Book Meme

Look, K8 tagged me!

1. Name one book that changed your life.
The Culture of Make Believe, Derrick Jensen

2. Name one book you have read more than once.
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis
(I read all those books over and over again as a kid.)

3. One book you would want on a desert island.
Flintknapping: Making and Understanding Stone Tools

4. Two books that made you laugh.
Callahan's Crosstime Saloon, Spider Robinson
The Princess Bride, William Goldman

5. One book that made you cry.
American Primitive, Mary Oliver

6. One book you wish you'd written.
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera

7. One book you wish had never been written.
A Separate Peace, John Knowles
(10th grade English class was torture for me. No more boys coming of age!)

8. Two books you are currently reading.
The Weather Makers, Tim Flannery
Foucault's Pendulum, Umberto Eco

I tag Beorn and Trillwing.


wil said...

How are you liking Foucault's Pendulum? I enjoyed it...but then, I liked A Separate Peace too. ;-)

Anonymous said...

wow, your desert island book is very functional indeed!

Breena Ronan said...

Oh, no! Not A Separate Peace! I wonder what my perspective would be now. I might be more sympathetic.