Monday, January 12, 2009

Musing Mondays

How did you react to assigned reading when you were in school/university/college/etc? How do you think on these books now? What book were you 'forced' to read when you where in school that you've since reread and loved?
Musing Mondays is hosted by Rebecca at Just One More Page.

I loved required reading! I've always loved to read and I enjoyed the books I read for school. There were a few dogs- Death Be Not Proud anyone? But there were many more that I loved. Jane Eyre. The Once and Future King. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. On and on. I love "classics" so school reading was generally right up my alley.

I've re-read Jane Eyre many times- it's one of my all-time favorites, and I've re-read John Steinbeck and others as well, but nothing comes to mind right now. Some of my favorite books are things that weren't assigned to me but that teachers suggested- things like All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren and The Idiot by Dostoevsky. I'd have to dig out some of my old reading journals to come up with more titles!