Wednesday, August 29, 2007

What I'm Reading

A couple of you have asked me to keep you up to date on what I'm reading, so here's the latest list:
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
Why the Christian Right is Wrong by Robin Meyers
Miss Julia Strikes Back by Ann B. Ross
The Best Place to Be by Lesley Dormen
To My Dearest Friends by Patricia Volk
Sights Unseen and A Virtuous Woman by Kaye Gibbons

As you can see, quite a bit of fiction, mostly for enjoyment. I've deliberately avoided "work-related" books, but that will change soon. Kaye Gibbons is one of my new favorite authors, so I get something by her every time I go to the library. Ellen Foster is the best place to start. I really enjoyed the political book but, as usual, it overstates its case and offers little in the way of remediation. Mowgli has challenged me to read more classics, so I'll be reading from his list soon. (He had me reading Salinger and Huxley earlier this summer.) And Boo wants me to finish reading A Tree Grows in Brooklyn to her--we started during the move and never finished. So, that's the latest . . .

2 comments:

cbalmain said...

Well, I'm a little embarassed to admit that the only one of those books that I've read is, of course, Deathly Hallows. In the interest of not having you and everyone else hate me, I won't give away the ending. Although if you've gone this long without having it spoiled, I'd be impressed.

It's funny, after I finished the book I went back and read someone who posted how it ended before it came out. Turns out it was completely wrong. So I guess they had completely made it up. Man, what kind of a world do we live in when you can't trust what you read on the Internet.

T said...

Well, these are mostly girl-books, so it's just as well that you haven't read them! I loved Deathly Hallows, though--thought the ending was brilliant.