Thursday, 31 May 2007

I have been tagged by the brilliant and narcisstic Oliver. The problem is: I haven't read for a loooong time.

total number of books owned
700 or some such figure.Many lie in cartons.Many lie in peoples houses.Blast them.In fact, many are Enid Blytons.

last books i bought
My wild wild ways- Errol Flynn.
Duplicate Death- Georgette Heyer.
The Portrait Of the Artist As A Young Man- James Joyce.

last books i read
refer above and,
Points Of View-W.Somerset Maugham
Herbert- Nabarun Bhattacharya

books i am currently reading
From Hell-Alan Moore
The Unbearable Lightness of Being-Milan Kundera

five books that i have really enjoyed or that have influenced me
100 years of solitude- Gabriel Garcia Marquez
heart of darkness- Joseph Conrad
Lolita-Vladimir Nabokov
Of Human Bondage- W. Somerset Maugham
Blandings Castle- P.G.Wodehouse
In an Antique Land-Amitava Ghosh
Waiting For The Barbarians, and Foe- J.M.Coetzee
Maus 1 and 2-Art Spiegelman.
1,2,3...Infinity- George Gamow
White Teeth-Zadie Smith.
Jagori-Satinath Bhaduri
Wait!That's not five.Hmmm.Could never really count.Ah,
Brighton Rock-Graham Greene.
The Collected Works Of T.S.Eliot.
Aam Aantir Bhepu-Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay
Quiet Flows the Don- Mikhail Sholokhov
There are, of course, many more.Lack of space. :(

books that i plan to buy next
any number of graphic novels which are too expensive :(

books that caught my attention but never read
Satanic Verses.This shall be remedied as soon as possible.

books i own but never got around to reading
On Beauty. Zadie Smith at her worst.Well, I tried.
Finnegan's Wake, James Joyce. I can't even find it now.

5 comments:

Elendil said...

Change the template. It SUCKS.

Arse Poetica said...

Oy, shut up.Wotcha upto these days anyway?Btw I tag you on this, as well as Ushmi.

oliver said...

oh so you have tagged people. i was just going to tellyou that.

ushmi said...

i did the tag...is that ok grammar?

Arse Poetica said...

WHY SHOULDN'T IT BE?ok, that does not merit caps.Or bonnets.