Friday, April 4, 2008

What are the last book you read, the best book you’ve read, and the book sitting there on your nightstand waiting to be read?


Dan said...

My answers: Barack Obama’s The Audacity of Hope, The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett, and Michael Chabon’s The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay.

matt said...

Magical Thinking- Augusten Burroughs, The Dharma Bums- Jack Kerouac, The Other Schulman- Alan Zweibel

asher said...

chip kidd - the learners.
dave eggers - a heartbreaking work of staggering genius.
benjamin kunkel - indecision.

via said...

No Country for Old Men.
Into the Wild.
Subject Verb Agreement.

livingood-livingwell said...

- Written with Lead: America's Most Famous and Notorious Gunfights from the Revolutionary War to Today (William Weir)

- Can't really name one single favorite, but a few that jump out quickly are Catcher in the Rye (Salinger), Catch-22 (Heller) and A Confederacy of Dunces (Toole)

- The Road (Cormac McCarthy)

:::Cornfed::: said...

Last book
The Art of War, Sun Tzu

Favorite book
Meggs' History of Graphic Design

On deck
A New Brand World, Bedbury & Fenichell

Solomon said...

L: Truth, Lies and Advertising by Jon Steel.

B: Real Magic by Darwin Ortiz

W: Balser on Advertising by Dan Balser

Note: "W" stands for waiting, and I'm waiting to read it because it hasn't been written yet. Dan?

Ty said...

Last: Private Eyes by Jonathan Kellerman.

Favorite: Just Above My Head by James Baldwin.

Waiting (and partially digested): Hey Whipple, Squeeze This.

Truzen said...

Last: "Brand Hijack"

Best: Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Waiting: Caffeine for the Creative Mind

DanK said...

Last book: Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

Favorite book: Pillars of the Earth

Waiting: The World Is Flat by Thomas Friedman

Liza Behles said...

The Last of Her Kind - Sigrid Nunez
Cat's Cradle - Kurt V.
Possible Side Effects - Augusten Burroughs

Ross said...

You can tell I just started reading your blog.
Last Book: Then We Came To An End - Joshua Ferris
Favorite Book: Where I'm Calling From - Raymond Carver
Waiting: At Swim Two Birds - Flan O'Brien

Elizabeth Stephens said...

LAST: The Omnivore's Dilemma (Michael Pollan)
BEST: The Grapes of Wrath (Steinbeck)
WAITING: Jitterbug Perfume (Tom Robbins)