Brendan answers our Reader’s Questionnaire:
1. What is your favorite book?
• Adult book: Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
• Young Reader book: The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Pinkwater
• Series: The Masks of God by Joseph Campbell
2. What is your favorite quote or saying?
“If something is boring after two minutes, try it for four. If still boring, then eight. Then sixteen. Then thirty-two. Eventually one discovers that it is not boring at all.” –John Cage.
3. If you didn’t work in the library your ideal job would be…
4. What is your favorite book to movie conversion?
True Grit – the book is as good as the movie, and we own a beautiful vintage copy in our system!
5. What author (living or dead) would you love to meet?
6. What is your favorite food?
I love lamb tajine.
7. What is your favorite non-fiction subject?
History, especially of the local variety.
8. What is something that you like to do in your free time?
Try to grow vegetables, ride my bike.
9. If you could invite any three literary characters to dinner who would you invite?
Leopold Bloom, Don Gately, and Captain Ahab. I’d really like to know what they would talk about.
10. Free question. Just let us know a little something else about yourself.
I’ve been to 47 American states!