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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

The Greedy Bastard Diary: A Comic Tour of America

The Greedy Bastard Diary : A Comic Tour of America - Eric Idle If you can look past the ridiculous sexism that runs through this tale like a warped thread, this is a fun, silly, entertaining read. Eric Idle has some real sweetness to him and of course, he's brilliantly funny. I admire his dedication to writing every morning and his diary pages reflect those wonderful early morning moments, when our minds wander to the past, the scenery and life changing moments. I was especially entranced and moved by his tales of being George Harrison's (of the Beatles) good friend. His tales of hanging out with George are worth picking up this book all on its own. Lots of great laughs.