Monday, July 31, 2006

1. One book that changed your life
The Sheltering Sky, by Paul Bowles. Until I read Jane Bowles. Everything by Jean Rhys. Djuna Barnes' Nightwood and everything else by Djuna Barnes.

2. One book that you've read more than once:
The Sheltering Sky. Ursula K. LeGuin's Earthsea Trilogy.

3. One book you'd want on a desert island:
A blank one. All of the cannonical Tibetan Buddhist texts. Unabridged Tale of Genji.

4. One book that made you laugh:
Um. All of the Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy books.

5. One book that made you cry:
Good Morning, Midnight

6. One book that you wish had been written:
More books by Jane Bowles. She drank herself to death and didn't write nearly enough.

7. One book that you wish had never been written:
Mmm. None.

8. One book you're currently reading:
Joanne Kyger's Strange Big Moon. Copeland's critical biography of Merce Cunningham. Lisa Tuttle's Lost Futures.

9. One book you've been meaning to read:
all of H.D., but with attention

10. Now tag five people: Later

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