Tuesday, 24 February 2009

50 Book Challenge - Revolutionary Road & Naked!

I've got two books to update to 'My Library' over at Library Thing, where I'm completing a 50 Book Challenge! I work in a very oral/aural place (ie I talk A LOT and listen a LOT too) and I find that when my mind tries to rest on more than 6 paragraphs, I get BORED! Reading takes TOO MUCH TIME! I'm always flittering around.

So, in my 'off' time I like to sew (as you know) and I've been trying to amp up my brain so I can get back into READING NOVELS again. Before full time work, I used to read ALL the time (I majored in Literature at Uni), and now that it's been over 5 years of work work work, I'm worried I'll never get back into it again... and how will I ever enjoy my life properly if I'm not a reader!!!???!!!

Fabulous! Please go and do yourself a favour and read all his books NOW! I love him and got to meet him last year! He said to me 'My! You look like a happy witch', as I was wearing all black, but quite energetic (as usual!).

This was AMAZING! I've heard this will be on ABC 1's First Tuesday Bookclub too, and my friend recommended it last year. As I've been watching a lot of Madmen, I can see where it got it's character development and some relationship inspiration from... it's such a great read! I can't believe so many things are different in society now, and it's 50 - 60 years ago. I LOVED this book, and really got into the characters. The writing is just enough detail, and a lot of thought provoking attitudes and issues from that time.

Anyways, now I've read 4 books since starting the 50 book challenge, but I reckon I should get cracking on that!

Hope you're week has started ok! I'm getting a lot of locals saying they've seen my knitting pole! And also a lot of friends wanting one in their street! Woo!

1 comment:

  1. thanks so much for linking to this book! i looooove madmen and the whole 50's early 60's era
    i bought the book today and can't wait to get stuck into it.


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