Book Survey Meme
I got lobbed a meme by Armchar Generalist
. I normally wouldn't blog these things (What's your favorite ice cream? Say one nice thing about the person who sent this to you, etc.
) but since this one is about books, I am charmed and will play.
You're stuck inside Fahrenheit 451, which book do you want to be?To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
: Sometimes you have to fight the good fight, even if it seems futile.Have you ever had a crush on a fictional character?
All the freakin' time. Three at random: Fred Vincy in Middlemarch by George Elliot
, Dorothy L. Sayers' Lord Peter Wimsey
, and Clark Kent. (That's right. Clark Kent.)The last book you bought is:
Not counting How-to manuals and the like: The Unconquerable World
, by Jonathan Schell. At the suggestion of Robin Sloan of Snarkmarket
.The last book you read:Snow Falling on Cedars
by David GutersonWhat are you currently reading?
Oh, please don't ever ask me that. My book Queue is going to rise up one dark night and strangle me. Um, since you insist, a sample:Watchmen, by Alan MooreThe Rings of Saturn by W.G. SebaldThe Success of Open Source by Steve WeberThe Unconquerable World by Jonathan Schell
Gödel, Escher, Bach:An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas HofstaderFive books you would take to a deserted island
I'm interpretting "books" a little loosely.The Bhagavad Gita
. If I get the space, the whole Mahabharat
.The Riverside ShakespeareJohn Keats: The Complete PoemsThe Feynman Lectures on PhysicsAnne of Windy Poplars by L. M. MontgomeryWho are you going to pass this stick to (3 persons) and why?Robert Stribley
: Because he always makes classy, interesting picks.Michael of Heliolith
: Because he is passionate about being informed.Seshu Badrinath of Tiffinbox
: Because he'll serve up something delicious.