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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

Madonna of the Toast

Madonna of the Toast - Buzz Poole Yet another strange book that found its way into my lap through my husband's scavenging. This funny, little book actually surprised me. When I realized it was showcasing the top hits of the Pareidolia phenomenon, I thought, "Oh Jeez, what a waste of paper." But I have to say that Buzz Poole had a thoughtful and sometimes very funny, but always respectful approach to the people who see faces in food and objects. It's also laid out in a beautiful way as well. If you dig the kitsch of modern Western culture, check this little gem out!