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?
Washington: A Life, by Ron Chernow
The Life of Moses, by Gregory of Nyssa
The Phantom of the Opera, by Gaston Leroux
Love and Responsibility, by Karol Wojtyla
2. What book did you just finish?
The Nine Tailors, by Dorothy Sayers
The Master of Ballantrae, by Robert Louis Stevenson
Hamilton, by Ron Chernow
3. What do you plan to read next?
Two Under the Indian Sun, by Rumer Godden
The Iliad, translated by Caroline Alexander
John Adams, by David McCollough
4. What book do you keep meaning to finish?
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, by Laurence Sterne (I'm not actually far enough into this to talk of finishing, so I guess I'd just like to progress, but I seem to be as slow in moving forward as the author is.)
A Canticle for Leibowitz, by Walter Miller
5. What book do you keep meaning to start?
Everything on the religion shelf. Sigh.
6. What is your current reading trend?
Biographies of the Founding Fathers