Amit tagged me with the book tag,
2) What book do you own the most copies of?
Dont have more than one copy of any book
3) Did it bother you that both those questions ended with prepositions?
4) What fictional character are you secretly in love with?
6) What was your favorite book when you were ten years old?
I did not read much back then but most likely Champak
7) What is the worst book you’ve read in the past year?
I am pretty selective about things I devote more than 10 minutes too and books usually take days to finish
8 ) What is the best book you’ve read in the past year?
Smoke and Mirrors by Pallavi Aiyar, also A Journey Interrupted by Farzana Versey and Descent into Chaos by Ahmed Rashid. Getting to know the neighbours 🙂
10) Who deserves to win the next Nobel Prize for Literature?
No clue …
11) What book would you most like to see made into a movie?
Actually that wish has already been fulfilled, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep ? by Philip Dick was made into Blade Runner. I actually feel that A Journey Interrupted could be made into an interesting movie if spiced up a little bit 😀
12) What book would you least like to see made into a movie?
I dont like negative thinking 😉 And hey, movies create jobs
13) Describe your weirdest dream involving a writer, book, or literary character.
Dont think I have had any
14) What is the most lowbrow book you’ve read as an adult?
Refer to question 7
15) What is the most difficult book you’ve ever read?
Havent found any difficult so far
16) What is the most obscure Shakespeare play you’ve seen?
17) Do you prefer the French or the Russians?
18) Roth or Updike?
19) David Sedaris or Dave Eggers?
20) Shakespeare, Milton, or Chaucer?
21) Austen or Eliot?
Not a poetry fan
22) What is the biggest or most embarrassing gap in your reading?
Hindi and Marathi literature
23) What is your favorite novel?
Not a novel person (as you can tell from my blog 😉 )
I really liked Urdu dramas by Umer Shariff when I was young
Oh common …
27) Short story?
Stories from the Panchtantra
28) Work of nonfiction?
Descent into Chaos by Ahmed Rashid
29) Who is your favorite writer?
No single favourite …
30) Who is the most overrated writer alive today?
No idea …
31) What is your desert island book?
Idiots Guide to Escaping from a Desert Island 🙂
32) And… what are you reading right now?
Forgive Me Amma: The Life and Times of Dhanraj Pillay
Thanks for the tag Amit 🙂 .
I tag odzer.