New York, NY

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June 9, 2010

What is the last book you read?

As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner.

Name your 3 favorite books and one that was just a big disappointment

3 favorite books: 1. Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett 2. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald 3. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. One book that was a big disappointment: The Da Vinci Code.

Have you ever re-read a book because it was just so good?

Yes. I've reread Waiting for Godot, The Great Gatsby, The Heart of Darkness, Stargirl, The Catcher in the Rye, On the Road, The Glass Menagerie, etc...

Who is your favorite childhood author?

Hans Christian Andersen. I could never get enough of fairy tales. I use to borrow every Andersen tale from the library and bought a volume of tales myself at some point with my allowance.


Hey! So, I'm Karen, you can also call me Penny. So, I'm currently in college, I love modernists texts and I really look forward to discussing some books.

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