I swear I think of a new book to read with every passing day. In an attempt to keep track, I am going to write them down here. Once they are under the watchful eye of my readers (because it seems that I have some, apparently) I will be sure to get through them. Maybe.
I will try to read in this order, then:
The Gunslinger by Stephen King
I have never tried Stephen King. Well, he is American, so it is not like I am going to pick him out on my own. No, a colleague at work, who’s judgement I happen to trust, recommended The Dark Tower series to me. Since I see her everyday, I better deal with her recommendation first. I have taken out books two and three from the series, anticipating that I will want to continue (as the first book is yet to arrive), so here’s hoping.
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang
This book was recommended by somebody who reads my blog (that is a nice thing to do in the first place). Sometimes I will take recommendations seriously, others I will not. I decided to take this one seriously because I am ignorant of all things China. I do not like ignorance. I must remedy it where I can. Not that this one book will make me an expert, but I would like to know at least something about the country, even if it just the lives or three women that lived there.
The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
I watched the film yesterday evening and I loved every frame. I am very curious about its source material and it is with a heavy heart that it is shoved to third place on my list. Continue reading