There are plenty of memes that want to know all about your book history and your all-time greats and your grand ambitions, but let’s focus on something more revealing: the books you’re actually reading now, or just read, or are about to read. Let’s call it The Immediate Book Meme. [H/T to Mrs. Darwin.]
1. What book are you reading now?
The Templars: The Dramatic History of the Knights Templar, the Most Powerful Military Order of the Crusades by Piers Paul Read
Dissent from the Creed: Heresies Past and Present by Richard M. Hogan
Treason’s Harbor by Patrick O’Brian
2. What book did you just finish?
The Ionian Mission by Patrick O’Brian
The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens
3. What do you plan to read next?
Dispatches from Pluto: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta by Richard Grant
4. What book do you keep meaning to finish?
5. What book do you keep meaning to start?
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
6. What is your current reading trend?
Fiction by Charles Dickens and Patrick O’Brian (escape to the past to avoid contemplating the distressing present?)
How about you?