The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald


If I’d forgotten how incredibly talented the late great F. Scott Fitzgerald was, this gorgeous illustrated version of his most famous short story (thanks, in part, to Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett) reminded me post haste. Me thinks I’ll have to reread a few of old Fitz’s tales.

No. 16 on my challenge. Not technically a book, but he’s long dead, so I’m counting it.

Illustrations by Calef Brown.

Bookish Alphabet

This seemed like fun, so I stole it from HiddenStaircase. It’s rather self explanatory.

Author You’ve Read The Most Books From
Either Janet Evanovich or Sandra Brown. Don’t judge me. I am a voracious reader of all sorts.

Best Sequel Ever
A Wolf at the Table by Augusten Burroughs. Though technically not a sequel, it was the second book of his that I read about his family, and it is amazing. The portrait he paints of his father is chilling. And yet, I read Look Me in the Eye by his older brother John Elder Robison and, according to him, their father is totally sane. Nonetheless, they’re both great books.

Currently Reading
Unabrow: Misadventures of a Late Bloomer by Una LaMarche. It’s absolutely hilarious. Also: a manuscript for work, Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt, and The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley, though I admit I haven’t picked up either of the last two in a while.

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