One Book Meme
Stolen from Claire!
One book you’re currently reading: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
One book that changed your life: Madame Secretary by Madeleine Albright
One book you’d want on a deserted island: an omnibus of Jane Austen’s novels
One book you’ve read more than once: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
One book you’ve never been able to finish: Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
One book that made you laugh: Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
One book that made you cry: The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak
One book you keep rereading: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
One book you’ve been meaning to read: Palace of Desire by Naguib Mahfouz
One book you believe everyone should read: Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
Grab the nearest book. Open it to page 56. Find the fifth sentence
“Beauty, whose conquests still are made
O’er hearts by cowards kept, or else betray’d!”
From The Discovery of Poetry by Frances Meyers; the poem is “Beauty” by Abraham Cowley.
If anyone wants to play along, feel free!