Friday, June 19, 2009

What is Simon Van Booy reading?

The current featured contributor to Writers Read: Simon Van Booy, author of The Secret Lives of People in Love and the newly released Love Begins in Winter.

His entry begins:
Lately I have been reading about everything from fashion to Proust, metaphysical investigation to new children's tales. For me, one of the pleasures of reading is pulling from a variety of sources to amalgamate an image of the world and our consciousness of it. Books are ingredients in a recipe that ultimately helps to make up our minds over the course of years of reading. For instance, I have been reading Walt Whitman, whose expansive elegies constitute vast feasts of American life to me. And Guy de Maupaussant, whose delectable stories taste of....[read on]
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Writers Read: Simon Van Booy.

--Marshal Zeringue