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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

Roseanne: My Life As a Woman

Roseanne: My Life As a Woman - Roseanne Barr Phew! This was a wild ride. What a fascinating human being. I had no idea she grew up Jewish in the sea of Mormons known as Salt Lake City. Roseanne's writing style is all over the place, to say the least, but once you can get past that, this is quite a mystical, spiritual and feminist book. She goes from describing in great detail what it was like to be a fat, Jewish kid in Utah and then all of a sudden she is spouting poetry about levitating and becoming one with the cosmos. I can roll with that kind of crazy flow, so I really enjoyed this!