Thursday, July 2, 2009

Bianca's Top Ten

I am going to draw a picture for Clayton, and we'll call it one of my first commiserations...collisions.....commissions!

This is NOT the picture, but it's a picture. I'm only saying all this so I won't forget to do it.


1. The Pickwick Papers, Charles Dickens

This book is just so goddamn good. Looking over the typical portrayal of the gentler sex, of course, who are always screaming with hysterics over nothing and fainting in the middle of everyone. regardless, it's Dickens' genius at its best. Absolutely hilarious. If you're a P.G. Wodehouse fan then you'll agree.

2. A Plate of Chicken, Matthew Rohrer

3. Agricultural Reader, Issue 3

4. God's Silence, Franz Wright

5. Sigmund Freud, Ralph Steadman
One of my favorite artist, and often just thrown in with Hunter S. Thompson, this book has the most amazing drawings. And who ever gets tired of reading Freud?

6. Amphigory, Edward Gorey

7. Waiting For Godot, Samuel Beckett
I saw the play the other night, and it blew me away.

8. The First and Last Freedom, J. Krishnamurti

9. Take It, Joshua Beckman

10. King Lear, Shakespeare

Thoughts on A Little Called Pauline

I wanted to take a little extra time to talk about A Little Called Pauline, since its pub date was literally the week of lockdown. It would ...