I saw this over at Shelley’s, and thought it sounded like a great question for all of you:
“This can be a quick one. Don’t take too long to think about it. Fifteen books you’ve read that will always stick with you. First fifteen you can recall in no more than 15 minutes.”
My fifteen books:You can read more BTT responses here.
- Gone with the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell
- Possession, by A.S. Byatt
- The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood
- Alias Grace, by Margaret Atwood
- The Virgin in the Garden, by A.S. Byatt
- The Robber Bride, by Margaret Atwood
- Frog and Toad Are Friends, by Arnold Lobel
- Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov
- East of Eden, by John Steinbeck
- Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens
- Cutting for Stone, by Abraham Verghese
- Safe Area Gorazde, by Joe Sacco
- Sexual Personae, by Camille Paglia
- A Walk in the Woods, by Bill Bryson
- Sugar and Other Stories, by A.S. Byatt
EDIT: After reading a bunch of BTT posts, I have to add a couple of how-could-I-have-forgotten-these:
When I was a little girl I actually picked my First Communion saint's name after Lucy from The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, so I think that has to be on the list!
- Persuasion, by Jane Austen,
- Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte, and
- The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, by C.S. Lewis.