|photo by Evan Laurence Bench|
There are plenty of memes that want to know all about your book history and your all-time greats and your grand ambitions, but let's focus on something more revealing: the books you're actually reading now, or just read, or are about to read. Let's call it The Immediate Book Meme.
1. What book are you reading now?
Lord of the World, by Robert Hugh Benson
2. What book did you just finish?
Mirrors to One Another: Emotion and Value in Jane Austen and David Hume, by E. M. Dadlez
Cupid and Psyche ~ A New Play in Blank Verse: The Bad Quarto Limited Edition, by Emily C.A Snyder
(Emily was a drama major with me at Franciscan University of Steubenville, and Cupid and Psyche just finished an off-Broadway run.)
Cruel Beauty, by Rosamund Hodge
3. What do you plan to read next?
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club: A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery, by Dorothy Sayers
4. What book do you keep meaning to finish?
Poetics, by Aristotle
The Four Cardinal Virtues, by Josef Pieper
5. What book do you keep meaning to start?
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, by Laurence Sterne
6. What is your current reading trend?
books about philosophy in Jane Austen