Thursday, August 6, 2009

Make My Decisions for Me

Which books should I take on vacation? I'm coming off of The Russian Debutante's Handbook and Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression. I've got a couple six hour plane rides ahead of me. The strongest contenders currently on my shelf:













8 comments:

Catherine Lacey said...

My vote is on Atmospheric Disturbances but you might also want to bring a second because you will likely tear through that one quickly.

yulichka said...

boo on edwidge danticat
(we had to read her for 9th grade english and she still gives me the disgusted high school shivers. isn't that reason enough to leave a book at home?!)

personage said...

Judging by the covers, I'd go with the first one and the last one.

Eric Z. said...

Ever practical, I say go with the O. Henry stories. Good for short bursts, and you might discover a new writer.

Maggie May said...

i can't wait to read 'atmospheric disturbances' and i think it's interesting- how the cover reminds me so much of sketches in books from the 1970's

Eric Z. said...

Which one won?

Leigh Stein said...

Ohio Violence (finished it on the plane, loved it) + O. Henry. Eric for the win!

Slant said...

I was going to say Ohio Violence and then noticed that's what you chose. Yay.