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Whatcha Reading? Meme

I got tagged by Lisa for this meme. The instructions and my answers are below.  

I’m a reader who is always looking for a good book recommendation from friends, neighbors, people on planes, in waiting rooms, at the library.. wherever I happen to be. I find myself saying, “Whatcha reading?” several times a week!

In this meme, I’d like to know 5 things:

1. Whatcha reading?

2. How much of it have you read so far?

3. What’s it about? (in a nutshell! A sentence or two is enough)

4. What does the title refer to?

5. Would you recommend it?


1. I am reading one book and listening to another. 

2. Currently, I am about a quarter of the way through Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie and almost half way through listening to Garlic and Sapphires by Ruth Reichl.

3. Midnight's Children is a memoir about a person who was born at midnight on the day that India become an independent country.  G & S is about a New York times food critic who is making her way through the scene in NYC.

4. Midnight's Children refers to a group of kids who were born at midnight.  I am not sure yet what G & S title is a reference to.  Maybe I will find out soon.

5. I would recommend both of these books.

I am not sure who to tag, but I will say Planet Books, Birdlashes, and anyone else who would like to participate by leaving comments.

Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 at 10:29PM by Registered Commenter[beastmomma] | Comments2 Comments

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Reader Comments (2)

Well, alrighty then--after some arm twisting, I'm here to complete a "meme"...so, let's see here...

1.) I'm reading two books. "The Rediscovery of Man" by Cordwainer Smith and "Lady Chatterly's Lover" by Lawrence

2.) Half; The first 2 pages.

3.) Thousands of years in the future of man, the "Instrumentality" guides the development of humans, while trying to "Rediscover Man" so that they do not lose their humanity; Lady Chatterly's Lover will be about Lady Chatterly's love life (I'm assuming)...

4.) See above.

5.) To certain segments of the SF reading community; too soon to tell.

January 3, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterbirdlashes
See, that was not so hard!
January 3, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterbeastmomma

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