binge reading

a real thirst for a good story


ok, update!
it's been awhile, but i'm still reading.

Peter Ibbetson by George du Maurier-finished 3-15-05
Trader by Charles de Lint-started 3-20-05; finished 3-21-05
Mirror Mirror by Gregory Maguire-started 3-22-05; finished 3-27-05
Going Postal by Terry Pratchett-started 3-30-05; finished 4-2-05 (thanks for loaning me this, jo!)
Gifts by Ursula K. LeGuin-started 4-13-05; finished 4-14-05 (and this one, too! 8^)
*The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials, Book 1 by Phillip Pullman-started 4-19-05; finished 4-19-05
The Unicorn Sonata by Peter S. Beagle-started 4-20-05; finished 4-20-05 (no it's not a sequel to The Last Unicorn, but a totally seperate story.)
The Color Purple by Alice Walker-stared 4-21-05; finished 4-23-05

and after that i forgot to keep track! but i don't think i read too much during may.
here's what i'm reading/leafing through right now:
Creative Mythology: The Masks of God, Book 4 by Joseph Campbell (didn't realize this was part of a series. i'll have to get the othre 3 books now.)
Dictionary of Symbolism, Cultural Icons & the Meanings Behind Them by Hans Biedemann, Translated by James Hulbert (thank you for loaning me this one, alice!)
The Annotated Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, Annotations by Michael Patrick Hearn (this has the orignal illustrations by W.W. Denslow, reproduced in the colors they were intended to be.)

currently reading:.
#Creative Mythology: The Masks of God, Book 4 by Joseph Campbell
#Across the Wall by Garth Nix
to read:.
*Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes (thanks for this one, c!)
The Nine Emotional Lives of Cats, a Journey into the Feline Heart by Jefferey Moussaieff Masson
Eygptian Magic by E. A. Wallis Budge
The Library of Alexandria, Centre of Learning in the Ancient World edited by Roy MacLeod
Alexandria Rediscovered by Jean-Yves Empereur, translated by Margaret Maehler
Ghosts: Appearances of the Dead and Cultural Transformation by by R.C. Finucane
Libraries of the Ancient World by Lionel Casson
*Red Land, Black Land by Barbara Mertz

* denotes books that have been reread.
# denotes a series of books or a trilogy.
‡ denotes an electronic book

recommended reading:.
Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. LeGuin
Sabriel by Garth Nix

fav authors:.
Terry Pratchett
Neil Gaiman
William Gibson
Guy Gavriel Kay
Charles de Lint
Ursula K. LeGuin
more to come!

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