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Tristy

Musings of a Book Addict

I'm married to a scavenger of sorts and he often totes home rescued boxes of books that I paw through with shiny, hungry eyes. I pull out the odd and interesting and add them to my teetering stack.

Currently reading

The Hound of the Baskervilles
Arthur Conan Doyle
E.B. White: A Biography
Scott Elledge
Murder on the Orient Express
Agatha Christie
There Is Nothing Wrong with You: Going Beyond Self-Hate
Cheri Huber, June Shiver
Living Buddha, Living Christ
Thích Nhất Hạnh
No. 44, The Mysterious Stranger
Mark Twain
The Snare of the Hunter
Helen MacInnes
Paintings of Henry Miller
Henry Miller, Lawrence Durrell
Dreamways of the Iroquois: Honoring the Secret Wishes of the Soul
Robert Moss
Pentimento (Back Bay Books)
Lillian Hellman

Bossypants

Bossypants - Everyone told me to listen to the audio book and I'm glad I did. It was truly hilarious. And while I don't agree with everything that's said in the book, Tina is doing her thing and being authentic and real with us all and appreciate that. I always knew she shifted things at Saturday Night Live to get more women performing and writing but I didn't really put together how her hard work has truly revolutionized a lot of aspects of television. It also confirmed my feelings about why I never pursued a life of sketch comedy - it's brutal! I highly recommend the audio book and commuting with it. You'll head into work with a smile on your face and a new perspective on how ridiculous everything really is.