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A Guy's Moleskine Notebook

Thoughts and reflections on works of fiction and literature. Pondering of life through pictures and words. Babbling about gay rights. Travelogues and anecdotes.

  • [1] Annie Proulx: Brokeback Mountain
  • [2] Arthur Golden: Memoirs of a Geisha
  • [3] Yu Hua: To Live
  • [4] Alan Hollinghurst: The Line of Beauty
  • [5] Colm Toibin: The Master
  • [6] Carlos Ruiz Zafon: The Shadow of the Wind
  • [7] William James: The Varieties of Religious Experience
  • [8] Charles Higham: The Civilization of Angkor
  • [9] Graham Greene: A Burnt-Out Case
  • [10] Dai Sijie: Mr. Muo's Travelling Couch
  • [11] Alan Hollinghurst: The Swimming-Pool Library
  • [12] Mikhail Bulgakov: The Master and Margarita
  • [13] Colm Toibin: The Blackwater Lightship
  • [14] Alan Hollinghurst: The Folding Star
  • [15] Ross King: Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling
  • [16] Fyodor Dostoevsky: The Brothers Karamazov
  • [17] Jonathan Franzen: The Corrections
  • [18] Colm Toibin: The Story of the Night
  • [19] John Banville: Shroud
  • [20] Leo Tolstoy: Resurrection
  • [21] Peter Hessler: River Town, Two Years on the Yangtze
  • [22] Ian McEwan: The Atonement
  • [24] Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Love in the Time of Cholera
  • [25] Ignacio Padilla: Shadow without a Name
  • [26] Umberto Eco: The Name of the Rose
  • [27] Richard Russo: Straight Man
  • [28] Fyodor Dostoevsky: Notes from Underground
  • [29] Alan Hollinghurst: The Spell
  • [30] Hermann Broch: The Death of Virgil
  • [31] James Baldwin: Giovanni's Room
  • [32] Ken Kesey: One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • [33] Xingjian Gao: One Man's Bible
  • [34] C. Jay Cox: Latter Days
  • [35] Harper Lee: To Kill A Mockingbird
  • [36] William Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew
  • [37] Daniel A. Helminiak: What The Bible Really Says about Homosexuality
  • [38] James Baldwin: Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone
  • [39] Kenji Yoshino: Covering - The Hidden Assault of Civil Rights
  • [40] Italo Calvino: If, On a Winter's Night A Traveler
  • [41] Arthur Phillips: The Egyptologist
  • [42] George Orwell: 1984
  • [43] Michael Warner: The Trouble with Normal: Sex, Politics, and Ethics of Queer Life
  • [44] Andrew Sullivan: Virtually Normal
  • [45] Henry James: The Wings of the Dove
  • [46] Jose Saramago: Blindness
  • [47] Umberto Eco: The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana
  • [48] Dan Brown: Da Vinci Code
  • [49] Kazuo Ishiguro: Never Let Me Go
  • [50] Ken Follett: The Pillars of Earth
  • [51] Leo Tolstoy: War and Peace
  • [52] Michael Thomas Ford: Alec Baldwin Doesn't Like Me
  • [53] Jonathan Franzen: How To Be Alone
  • [54] Jonathan Lethem: The Fortress of Solitude
  • [55] Matthew Pearl: The Dante Club
  • [56] Zadie Smith: White Teeth
  • [57] Fyodor Dostoevsky: The Double
  • [58] Jose Saramago: The Double
  • [59] Andrew Holleran: Dancer from the Dance
  • [60] Heinrich von Kleist: The Marquise of O & Other Stories
  • [61] Andrew Holleran: In September, the Light Changes
  • [62] Tom Perrotta: Little Children
  • February 08, 2006

     

    MeMe Me...

    I guess I'm officially tagged now since I have read both A Life in the Day and Cult of Jef. I'll join the club and follow along:

    Four jobs I've had:
    -Desk Clerk at UC Berkeley Library
    -Barista at Gallery Cafe
    -Researcher at UC Berkeley
    -Researcher/Chemist at UCSF

    Four movies I can watch over and over:
    -Shawshank Redemption
    -Lanyu
    -Dying Young
    -Music of the Heart

    Four places I've lived:
    -Hong Kong, China
    -Oakland, CA
    -Berkeley, CA
    -San Francisco, CA

    Four TV shows I love:
    -Grey Anatomy
    -The Amazing Race
    -Lost
    -CSI Las Vegas

    Four places I've vacationed:
    -Bali, Indonesia
    -Bangkok, Thailand
    -Angkor, Cambodia
    -Tokyo, Japan

    Four of my favorite dishes:
    -Gai Krup Pow (Basil Chicken - Thai)
    -Unagi nigiri (eel roll)
    -Scallop stuffed with shrimp
    -Penang beef curry

    Four sites I visit daily:
    -Amazon.com
    -CNN
    -yesasia.com
    -Penguin Classics

    Four places I would rather be right now:
    -back to the hammock on the beach in Phuket, Thailand
    -take a stroll at Marin Headland with Bill
    -on the gondola in Venice, Italy
    -read a book at a cafe

    I'm quoting Cult of Jef:
    "Four bloggers I'm tagging:
    If you are reading this, consider yourself officially tagged!"

    2 Comments:

    Blogger Greg said...

    This doesn't mean that I have to do it again, does it?

    2/08/2006 1:39 PM  
    Blogger Jef said...

    Thanks for participating.

    I love your blog, by the way.

    2/13/2006 12:56 PM  

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