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It's the tenth!

Once a month book_memes demands to know what are you reading?





What book are you currently reading?
How far in are you?
What's it about?
Are you enjoying it?



[my answers in comments]

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birdgirl78
Aug. 10th, 2010 04:03 pm (UTC)
What book are you currently reading?
Autobiography by Agatha Christie

How far in are you?
about 300/560 pgs

What's it about?
Just what it says on the label--her life. She focuses on her young life, before she started writing.

Are you enjoying it?
Yup. It's a pretty fascinating look at the decline of Victorian culture and the rise of modernism. Christie began writing the book when she was 60 and stopped when she was 75, though she didn't die until 10 years later. She has some interesting reflections on the development of modern culture (cars, airplanes, the death of Victorianism and Empire) as well as many humorous and sweet anecdotes about herself and her friends.
christina_reads
Aug. 10th, 2010 09:15 pm (UTC)
I read Christie's autobiography this year as well, and I really enjoyed it! I loved seeing her own opinion of her work, in addition to learning more about her remarkable life.