Tuesday, October 12, 2004

Literary Either/Or

From the Thinklings, via Summa Mommas.

Hardback or Paperback Hardback
Highlight or Underline Highlight
Lewis or Tolkien Tolkien
E.B. White or A.A. Milne E.B. White
T.S. Eliot or e.e. cummings T.S. Eliot
Stephen King or Dean Koontz Dean Koontz
Barnes & Noble or Borders Barnes and Noble
Waldenbooks or B. Dalton Waldenbooks
Fantasy or Science Fiction Science Fiction
Horror or Suspense Horror
Bookmark or Dogear Bookmark
Large Print or Fine Print Fine Print
Hemingway or Faulkner Faulkner
Fitzgerald or Steinbeck Steinbeck
Homer or Plato Homer
Geoffrey Chaucer or Edmund Spenser Geoffrey Chaucer
Pen or Pencil Pen
Looseleaf or Notepad Notepad
Alphabetize: By Author or By Title By Author
Shelve: By Genre/Subject or All Books Together By Genre/Subject
Dustjacket: Leave it On or Take it Off Take it Off
Novella or Epic Epic
John Grisham or Scott Turow Scott Turow
J.K. Rowling or Lemony Snicket Lemony Snicket
John Irving or John Updike John Irving
Salman Rushdie or Don Delillo Don Delillo
Fiction or Non-fiction Non-fiction
Historical Biography or Historical Romance Historical Biography
Reading Pace: A Few Pages per Sitting or Finish at Least a Chapter Finish the Chapter
Short Story or Creative Non-fiction Essay Short Story
Blah Blah Blah or Yada Yada Yada Blah Blah Blah
"It was a dark and stormy night…" or "Once upon a time…" "Once upon a time..."
Books: Buy or Borrow Buy
Book Reviews or Word of Mouth Book Reviews
Anyone surprised?

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