One book that changed your life or One book that changed my view of life.
The Sea Around Us and Silent Spring by Rachel Carson.
She made me look at the natural world with eyes wide open.
And the Band Played On and Conduct Unbecoming by Randy Shilts.
Introduced me to the politics of AIDS and the hypocrisy of the US military.
Woman as Revolutionary. Edited by Frederick Giffen and published in 1973 when it was all starting.
I picked it up at a sale for $2.05 and will keep it for my granddaughters.
Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke.
My first science fiction and introduction to the idea of race memory.
One book you have read more than once
Once a favourite always a favourite so it's Lovejoy Antiques and Harry Potter.
(memo to self: berate ABC shop for not releasing Lovejoy on DVD)
One book you would want on a desert island
A large encyclopedia with a section on how to survive on a desert island.......and maybe a sub-section on how to make a bloke from a rib.
One book that made you laugh
Adolf Hitler, My Part in His Downfall by Spike Milligan and the three that came after.
(successfully hidden in the ceiling at the Blight's departure)
One book you wish had been written
The Elimination of War by the Outbreak of Peace.
One book you wish had never been written
A monster of a book to give to a child with a vivid imagination. I can still see poor Ginger dying on the road after being flogged by the cruel driver. I sobbed for days. I refuse to read animal books or see animals films.
One book you are currently reading
A View From the Diner's Club by Gore Vidal and several others in various parts of the house.
One book you have been meaning to read or one book you hope to be able to read one day.
The Downfall of Religious Influence on Australian Political Policy.
Julia Gillard, A review of her Ten Years as Prime Minister.
There's nothing in the meme rules about the books having to be written or published already.