5 Favorite Books??? Seriously? Of all time?
We played a game one night at family dinner.
The question was: “If you could only take one book if you were deserted on an island, what would you choose?”
Everyone had a turn trying hard to think of the book.
And then it got to be Tyler’s turn. (My very wise 6 year old).
“I wouldn’t go to that island.”
Even picking 5 is a ridiculous feat if you love to read….but got this email from a friend after visiting the blog.
(We’ll call him Kurt W).
It’s very inspired.
“Newsweek has this thing where an author lists the 5 most important books to them. It got me thinking about mine, ans so this is what I wrote into my BBERRY (a poor man’s blog…):
I didn’t include the Bible, but probably should (especially the new testament). If I did it would be because it taught me that people can read different things from the same words, life’s lessons take dedicated thought to grasp, and in the end love should rule. So, with that caveat (yes, I got a 6th in without admitting it), here it goes:
1. Catcher in the rye – it taught me perspective: I read this 4 times over 10 yrs and went from seeing Holden as my hero to thinking he was a self-absorbed delusionist (aka a teenager…)