Best Books 2002

Robyn Starkey rohina at
Tue Jan 7 03:01:02 EST 2003

>Besides, why wouldn't I read an assigned book?  I always read the assigned
>book.  I know way too many people who seem to think it's some kind of virtue
>*never* to read anything someone *tells* them to read.  Like it's a sign of
>their strongmindedness--never mind that they then go on to say "and that's
>how I managed not to read _Ender's Game_ for ten years and it's totally my
>favorite book!"  DUUUUUUHHHHH.  I hated _Wuthering Heights_, but I hated it
>honestly--by having read it, gagged, and thrown it violently at the wall a
>couple of times.
>Okay, now I have to finish packing.  Ugh.

No, no no!!!! You have to say WHY you hated WH. Was it the puppy hanging 
thing like Nicola Marlow?

I really liked it as a book to *write on* in 2nd year lit, but I don't know 
if I would like it as a read for pleasure.


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