What is your favorite genre?
Military History, Science, Religious, Fiction
Which do you avoid?
What is a book that you’re afraid to read?
Necronomicon by H.P. Lovecraft
What is a book you dislike/hate that everyone loves?
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Do you remember the last time you put down a book without finishing?
Last night. I haven’t finished it yet.
What’s the last great book you read?
Men at War by Christopher Coker
Are there any classic novels you read recently for the first time?
No, not recently.
Describe your ideal reading experience (when, what, where, how).
On my kayak, anchored in the middle of a river.
Do you have a favorite book no one else has heard of?
Desperate Journeys, Abandoned Souls by Edward E. Leslie
What’s the last book you read that made you laugh?
They Shoot Canoes, Don’t They? by Patrick McManus
What’s the most interesting thing that you learned from a book recently?
Artists restoring old paintings.
Do you prefer books that reach you emotionally, or intellectually?
What book might people be surprised to find on your bookshelf?
Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Who is your favorite fictional hero or heroine? Your favorite antihero or villain?
Gabriel Allon from Daniel Silva's books.
Which childhood books and authors stick with you the most?
I hated reading as a child.
Have your reading tastes changed over time?
You’re organizing a literary dinner party. Which three writers, dead or alive, do you invite?
Living Ones. But Seriously, Ernest Hemmingway, Matthew (from the Bible), and Oscar Wilde.
What do you plan to read next?
Probably the next Daniel Silva book… at least till I get through them all.
What book would you most like to see turned into a movie or TV series that hasn’t already been adapted?
Any of the Silva Books.
What’s the last book you read that made you furious?
None that I can think of.
Where do you find your books? Where do you look when you’re searching for your next great read?
Friends of the Library, Half Price Books, Amazon, my dad’s bookshelf, my brother’s bookshelves, basically anywhere.