Life According to Literature

I discovered A Commonplace Blog participating in a light literary diversion and decided to join in:

Using only books you have read this year (2009), answer these questions. Try not to repeat a book title.

Describe yourself: A Book of Silence (Sara Maitland)

How do you feel: Nausea (Jean-Paul Sartre)

Describe where you currently live: The Islander (Halldór Laxness)

If you could go anywhere, where would you go: The Magic Mountain (Thomas Mann)

Your favorite form of transportation: The Colour of Memory (Geoff Dyer)

Your best friend is: The Kindness of Women (J. G. Ballard)

You and your friends are: Love and Obstacles (Aleksandar Hemon)

What’s the weather like: Pale Fire (Vladimir Nabokov)

You fear: Swimming in a Sea of Death (David Rieff)

What is the best advice you have to give: Finding a Form (William Gass)

Thought for the day: Here is Where we Meet (John Berger)

How I would like to die: Nobility of Spirit (Rob Riemen)

My soul’s present condition: Speak, Memory (Vladimir Nabokov)

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