Tag Archives: Billy Budd

Book Questionnaire Full of Shame, Loathing and Lying

I can’t remember where I initially found this questionnaire, but in re-doing my Categories I found the questions saved in Drafts. I had obviously seen them somewhere, and wanted to answer them eventually. Thought I’d bring it out now. Haven’t … Continue reading

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The Books: “Billy Budd” (Herman Melville)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Billy Budd by Herman Melville I’ve written before on here about my journey with Herman Melville: being forced to read him in high school – we read Billy Budd (which – oh my God – … Continue reading

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2007 Books Read

(in the order in which I finished them, understanding that very often I read many books at the same time). I count re-read books, by the way. I’ll include links to any posts or book excerpts I might have done … Continue reading

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2007 Year in Pictures: Billy Budd

Breakfast at a local diner.

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Book Questionnaire

I got this from my good friend Ted. What are you reading right now? Bleak House by Charles Dickens. It is making me laugh out loud. Do you have any idea what you’ll read when you’re done with that? I’m … Continue reading

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Billy Budd Is a Macho Macho Man

I rarely say I “hate” anything (unless it’s applesauce and coconut – damn you, Tom, daaaaamn you!) but I have a vivid memory of haaating Billy Budd, Sailor and Selected Tales in high school. I had to read a lot … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge

I have joined a Summer Reading Challenge – hosted by and set up by Amanda. BOOKS I WILL READ (AND POST ABOUT) THIS SUMMER oh, and naturally I reserve the right to change this list at any time. But for … Continue reading

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Tooooo Many Books

Got this meme from my dear friend Ted – who just started blogging – go, Ted. (Here’s a Diary Friday, by the way, which describes the night Ted and I became friends. We had known each other for a couple … Continue reading

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