Monday, January 26, 2009

Reading and Reading and Reading

These are my two book lists. They do not include what I have already read this semester: The House On Mango Street, The Catcher In The Rye, and The Power Of Myth. Nor do they include the textbooks I've been reading.

Reading For School
-The Children of Húrin by J.R.R. Tolkien
-Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons
-Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis
-Hood by Stephen R. Lawhead
-The Once and Future King by T.H. White
-Native Son by Richard Wright
-Quicksand by Nella Larsen
-Passing by Nella Larsen
-Claiming Breath by Diane Glancy
-Mysterious Skin by Scott Heim
-The City In Which I Loved You by Li-Young Lee
-The Way To Rainy Mountain by N. Scott Momaday
-... And The Earth Did Not Devour Him by Tomás Rivera
-Good Will Hunting Screenplay by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck

Reading Not For School (on my bookshelf waiting to be read):
-Dreams From My Father by Barack Obama
-Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
-Middlemarch by George Eliot
-Home by Julie Andrews
-The Children of Men by PD James
-The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
-Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
-This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald
-My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok
-The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
-The Moviegoer by Walker Pearcy
-M. Butterfly by David Henry Hwang

I let you know how far I get with my second list since I HAVE to read the first one.
A little extra challenge for the new semester.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Thursday, January 15, 2009


This is to show you a little bit of Oxford in motion... this is the sandwich shop we all went to almost everyday.

Thursday, January 01, 2009

The Reading Woman

My quote for January from my new calendar:

A book is a garden you can carry in your pocket. -Arabian proverb