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Book meme

1. One book that changed your life:
hm...I can't say one has.

2. One book that you’ve read more than once:
The Lord of the Rings - only twice though. I've read Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice several more times.

3. One book you’d want on a desert island:
My diary. Does writing count? Otherwise, the Bible, prefarably in Latin to make it last.

4. One book that made you laugh:
Freakonomics.

5. One book that made you cry:
The Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson, which I read in primary school. I'm sure there are others, but I don't remember them in particular. (And speaking of this title - a film will be released next year).

6. One book that you wish had been written:
I sometimes wonder what Neon Genesis Evangelion would have been like as a book - though I'm guessing it might have some similarities with Virginaa Woolf's work, interlaced with lots and lots of philosophical jargon...so maybe not...

7. One book that you wish had never been written:
I was going to say
Mein Kampf, but then I remembered that a discussion about how eugenics might have spread so much further if not for that. Personally then, probably Henry Maudsley's "The Phisiology and Pathology of Mind", which I read large parts of for a subject whilst in Manchester...it was amusing sometimes, but waaaaaay too long-winded. Have to admit though...I've never really hated a book that badly.

8. One book you’re currently reading:
Sadly, I've nothing here. Let's just say I'm reluctant to start anything I won't finish for weeks (the last book took me over a month or something like that).

9. One book you’ve been meaning to read:
Seven Daughters of Eve...though it's not the only one.

10. Now tag five people:
hm...do any of you have the time of the inclination? Fun memes are great...but memes that need me to think have been too difficult to do this year.