Monday, August 24, 2009

15 Books in 15 Minutes

Rules: Don't take too long to think about it. Fifteen books you've read that will always stick with you. First fifteen you can recall in no more than 15 minutes.

1. To Kill a Mockingbird
2. Good Omens
3. A Christmas Carol
4. The Poetry and Short Stories of Dorothy Parker
5. Without Feathers
6. Maus: A Survivor’s Tale
7. The Selected Poems of Federico Garcia-Lorca Bilingual Edition
8. The Scarlet Letter
9. War & Peace (because I hate it so much)
10. Pride & Prejudice
11. Persuasion
12. The Color Purple
13. Daughters of Decadence: Women Writers of The Fin De Siecle
14. Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal
15. Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture

And, because you know I can’t just list 15 books…

Bonus Round!

16. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
17. The Handmaid’s Tale
18. The Ode Less Traveled: Unlocking the Poet Within
19. Right Ho, Jeeves
20. I, Claudius

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

1. Gone With the Wind (the first "real" book I ever read. I was 9 years old.)

2. Development as Freedom. Probably the most profound non-fiction book ever written.

3. The Bible
4. Outlander
5. The Tangled Web
6. Gallipoli
7. The Rise and Fall of Great Powers
8. On War
9. Imperial Reckoning
10. Shake Hands With the Devil
11. The Forever King
12. Gunnar's Daughter
13. Fortunate Son
14. The Lexus and the Olive Tree
15. Aesop's Fables

Leila

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