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Pittsburgh, PA

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February 3, 2013

Who are your favorite authors? What are your favorite books?

Steinback, Dostoevski, Hawthorne, Rebecca Solnit, Derrick Jenson, Jarred Diamond, Malcom Gladwell, Katha Pollit, John LeCarre, Jon Krakauer, Andrew Bacevich; Joseph Stiglitz; Thom Hartmann; Michael Harrington, Robert Kuttner, William Greider, Chalmers Johnson; Noam Chomsky, Brian Greene, Carl Sagan

The Desert Island Questions: Which 3 books would you take if you were deserted on an island? Which 3 creature comforts would you want if you were deserted on an island? Upon which island are you deserted - and how did you find yourself to be there?

Suntan lotion . . .

What are your favorite adaptations from books you've seen and also read or intend to read? What is the worst? What are your favorite adaptation from the works of Shakespeare?

Not a Shakespeare fan . . .

What literary characters would you most like to meet... and what would you do with them? Which deceased author would you most like to meet and why?

Tom Joad, Hester Prynne--for their decency, steadfastness, and quiet dignity. . . .

As an Amused Reader of N4B, do you promise to behave with kindness and respect towards all members of N4B both in and out of the events of N4B and to honor the spirit of N4B - the good fellowship of a community of readers?

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More of a non-fiction reader, but every once and awhile need to de-wonk with a good book . . .

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