This meme was passed on to me by Paul Little up there in Canada. It is about books and that is one of my favorite topics. If I could eat them, I would. But that just goes to show how I relate everything to food. And that is neither here nor there...
So, how many do I own? Well the short answer would be:
LOTS. I've left more books behind in all my 50+ moves than I've
retained, but I still own lots. Most of my books are
academic. Lots of theory authors like, Marx, Durkheim, Weber,
DuBois, Giddons, Freud, and the like. Then I also have a small
grouping of Stephen King. I own some others that I love to reread
like, "Bastard out of Carolina" by Dorothy Allison and "Joy Luck Club"
by Amy Tan. Then too, I am a huge fan of libraries. I
cannot afford to buy books I want, and I also would like to try books
that I don't want to spend huge sums of money for...and the library
lets me sample authors and genres I might not otherwise try.
The book I am currently reading is "Scandal in Fair Haven" by Carolyn
G. Hart. I have been reading quite a few of her books
lately. She writes in several genres. But I like these the
best I think, the ones that are mystery/suspense/who-dunnit types.
Five books that mean alot to me: Everybody Poops (shocking, I
know, but everyone really does poop); Phantom Tollbooth by Norton
Juster (wonderfully witty); Fried Green Tomatoes (at the Whistle Stop
Cafe) by Fannie Flagg; my Life Applications New International Bible
(lots of footnoted explanations of cultural and historical references);
and the COURAGE TO HEAL by Bass and Davis (cuz I really do have the
courage to heal, it's an ongoing process).
who to tag? who to tag? I don't know, lemme ponder on it....