Archive for Sunday, October 30, 2005

What are you reading?

October 30, 2005


Janis Bunker, trust officer, Lawrence

"I'm reading 'Son of a Witch,' which is the sequel to 'Wicked,' by Gregory Maguire. 'Wicked' is about the Wicked Witch of the West, and this one is about her son."

Cassie Carter, horticultural assistant, Lawrence

"I'm reading 'Cry Wolf,' by Tami Hoag. It's kind of a murder mystery that takes place in Louisiana."

Eric Sollars, information technology analyst, Lawrence,

"Currently I'm reading 'Savage Beauty,' by Nancy Milford. It's the biography of Edna St. Vincent Millay. She was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. She was primarily a sonnet writer but also wrote poetry, operas and plays."

Tony Quartaro, cook/bartender, Ames, Iowa

"'Being Peace,' by Thich Nhat Hanh. It looks at all the things you must do to find peace. It opens up the mind about things we experience in daily life."

Bill Schaefer, retired lawyer Washington, D.C.

"I just finished 'The Master,' by Colm TóibÃ-n. It's a fictional biography about the life of Henry James, who wrote 'The Turn of the Screw.' He lived in England but was an American novelist near the end of the 1900s.


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