One Book Meme

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!

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  1. Hi! Thanks for visiting my blog. You’ve just added several books to my TBR list. Have you joined the Sunday Salon? Participants sign up and on Sundays post about what they’re reading and what has happened the week before.

    http://dhamel.typepad.com/sundaysalon/

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