an interlude

so ive been tagged by kasey to do this book meme that’s been going round…

also, there’s been a prob with the blog and my profile / links are not showing up, but if you go here it works…does anyone know how to fix this…

here’s the quiz:

1. What is a book that changed your life?

100 years of solitude, by Marquez – for thematic possibilities.
Ulysses, by Joyce – for prosodic possibilities
Brothers Karamazov, by Dostoevsky – for the relationship between ethics / aesthetics

2. What is a book you’ve read more than once?

The War Trilogy, by HD – for obvious reasons
Dictee, by Cha – when i need inspiration
Tender Buttons, by Stein – when i want to disappear

3. What is a book you’d want with you on a desert island?

i hate the trope of “desert islands”, so i will rephrase the question: What is a book i’d want to take with me to the Midwest?

On the Road, by Kerouac
Finnageans Wake, by Joyce

4. What is a book that made you giddy?

Gravity’s Rainbow, by Pynchon


5. What is a book that made you sad?

Red Azalea, by Anchee Min
Remembrance of Things Past, by Proust

6. What is a book you wish had been written?

the novel i started as an undergraduate 😉

7. What is a book you wish had never been written?

the novel i started as an undergraduate 😉

8. What is a book you’re currently reading?

The Amiri Baraka Reader
Cane, by Jean Toomer
The Arrivants, by Edward Braithwaite

9. What is one book you’ve been meaning to read?

The Collected Poems of e.e.cummings

10. Now tag five bloggers.

Len, Jason, Julie, Seth, and Arif

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5 thoughts on “an interlude

  1. Craig,

    Go to the Dashboard, click on the “Template” tab, copy the css code and email it to me as an attachment. I’ll have a look into it.

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