Taken from Vassily.
One book you’re currently reading: The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Berry
One book that changed your life: Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
One book you’d want on a deserted island: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (Pevear and Volokhonsky)
One book you’ve read more than once: 100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia-Marquez
One book you’ve never been able to finish: Finnegan’s Wake by James Joyce
One book that made you laugh: The Men Who Stare At Goats by Jon Ronson
One book that made you cry: Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson
One book you keep rereading: Grimm’s Fairy Tales by The Brothers Grimm
One book you’ve been meaning to read: Middlemarch by George Eliot
One book you believe everyone should read: Breaking The Spell by Danial Dennett
and finally, Grab the nearest book. Open it to page 56. Find the fifth sentence.
By the beginning of the next epoch – the Holocene, which continues today – nearly 40 species had disappeared, all of them large, terrestrial mammals.
From The World Without Us by Alan Weisman
Feel free to play along!