Monday, May 09, 2005

front pages

Guest post by Christopher Sheil(still on hiatus) in response to this.
You're stuck inside Fahrenheit 451. Which book do you want to be saved?
Gramsci's Prison Notebooks, cos everything's in here somewhere (or the complete works of Blake, cos everything's also in there somewhere).
Have you ever had a crush on a fictional character?
Everyone I've ever had a crush on has turned out to be a fictional character.
I had a crush on the brunette in Gilligan's Island when I was about 11.
The last book you bought was...?
Curtin's Gift, by John Edwards
The last book you read was...?
Deception, by Phillip Roth
What are you currently reading?
Which Side are You On? How to Be for Labor When its Flat on its Back, by Thomas Geoghegan
My Life So Far, by Jane Fonda, and
The Crying of Lot 49, by Thomas Pynchon
Five books you would take to a desert island...
Excluding Gramsci and Blake as already having been saved:
1. Feudal Society, by Marc Bloch
2. Witness Against the Beast, by E P Thompson
3. The Rolling Stone Album Guide
4. Fear & Loathing Letters (vols 1& 2), by Hunter S Thompson
5. Brett Whiteley by Sandra McGrath
Who are you passing this stick on to and why?
Gummo Trotsky, cos I miss him and am curious, and tim blair, only cos i'm curious.
Thanks Chris. You can go back to your Kaister Stuhl now.