I hated playing tag in school. Alas I can not avoid it in the blogosphere. Promises of fondue and some 'buttering up' have forced me in to playing.
So here is my book tag 30in2005 and Mumbaigirl.
1. What is the total number of books you've owned?
2. What are the last books you bought?
From The Oxfam Bookstore at Heretfordhsire and Welywn Garden City
Vikram Seth – Two Lives
American Psycho – Bret Easton Ellis
The Complete Book of Vegetarian Cooking
The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold
The Penguin Book of International Women's Stories - Edited by Kate Figgs
3. What is the last book you've read?
American Psycho- Bret Easton Ellis
Scary, funny, gory.
4. What are you currently reading?
Eragorn - Christopher Paollini
Book 2 in the story of a boy, his dragon, elves, dwarves and great fun.
A long, long way – Sebastien Barry
World War I through the eyes of a young Irish soldier.
Back issues of Smoke a London Peculiar
An indie magazine full of stories, poetry and art inspired by London.
5. What are the 5 books that have meant a lot to you or that you particularly enjoyed?
Mr Men Series – Roger Hargreaves
Where would I be without Mr. Jelly and Little Miss. Naughty?
Revolting Rhymes – Roald Dahl. Illustrations Quentin Blake
Would recite these poems to my parent’s friends when they came round for dinner. I never knew if their red faces were because of the ‘rude bits’ or too much whisky.
Are you there God it’s me Margaret – Judy Blume
Perfectly captures growing pains. Ah how we all yearned to get our periods as young 10 year old girls . If only we knew.
Little Women - Louisa M. Alcott
First book that made me cry.
Wuthering Heights – Bronte
The prototype for every Mills&Boon hero ever created. Sadly the dark, conniving heroine didn’t catch on.
100 Hundred Years of Solitude - Marquez
Hey whipple squeeze this – Luke Sullivan
Read as a young trainee living in the bubble world of advertising.
No Logo – Naomi Klein
Burst aforementioned bubble.
6) What book(s) would you wish to buy next?
Shantaram - Gregory David Roberts
The Entire Calvin & Hobbes Series
Delta of Venus – Anais Nin.
7. What book(s) caught your attention but you never had a chance to read?
Gulag Archipelago - Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn
Waiting for Godot - Samuel Beckett
A Clockwork Orange - Anothony burgess
8. What book(s) that you've owned for so long but never read?Grapes of wrath - Steinbeck
Catch 22 – Joseph Heller
Roots – Alex Haley
The Tin Drum - Gunter Grass
Mrs. Dalloway - Virginia Woolf
9. Who are you going to pass this stick to (3 persons) and why?
sorry for doing this to you guys. Please feel free not to comply :)
Falstaff - have you read his blog?
Sonia Faleiro - have you read her blog?
Kaaju Katli - have you read her blog?