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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 Book of Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb

The Book of Genesis - Robert Crumb An epic undertaking, to be sure. I just couldn't help wishing he had chosen a different text - like James Joyce's Ulysses (which admittedly in comic form, would probably be 200,000 pages long!). Genesis is such a rough part of the New Testament - God is a fierce and violent God, to say the least. Seeing it all in Crumb's dark and amazing drawing style makes it that much more intense. Hat's off to you, Mr. Crumb.