What was the last book you bought?
I bought one the other day – Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger.
Name a book you have read MORE than once.
The Handmaid’s Tale, Gone With the Wind, To Kill a Mockingbird — they are the best books ever!
Has a book ever fundamentally changed the way you see life? If yes, what was it?
I think that books have a way of changing our lives inherently. There is one book that has changed my life more so than most others though – To Kill A Mockingbird – because it made me want to be Atticus Finch and if I ever have another son, I WILL name him Atticus.
How do you choose a book?
Um, blog reviews, podcast reviews, the NY Times reviews, co-worker recommendations.
Do you prefer fiction or non-fiction?
What’s more important in a novel – beautiful writing or a gripping plot?
Most loved/memorable character.
Which book or books can be found on your nightstand at the moment?
Omnivore’s Dilemma, Native Son, The Appeal
What was the last book you’ve read, and when was it?
I finished Lord of the Flies last night.
Have you ever given up on a book half way in?