Friday, February 02, 2007

Thursday BookPeeping on the MTA

I got a little more intense on Thursday, not only observing what people were reading, but when and where. I was a little bit off the beaten path from my normal route, but here's what I got:

On the R train, morning commute, between 95th Street, Brooklyn and 36th Street, Brooklyn:

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

On the D train, between 36th Street, Brooklyn, and 47-50th Street, Manhattan:

The Memory Keeper's Daughter
by Kim Edwards

On the D train, between 47-50th Street and 34th Street, Manhattan (around Noon):

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

She's Come Undone
by Wally Lamb.

The afternoon commute is better:

On the A Train, between Penn Station, Manhattan, and Borough Hall, Brooklyn:

American Virgin: Head by Steven T. Seagle and Becky Cloonan (illustrator)

A Respectable Trade by Philippa Gregory

My One and Only Love
by Melanie Schuster

The Historian: A Novel by Elizabeth Kostova

On the N Train, Pacific Street, Brooklyn, to 59th Street

The Body in the Ivy: A Faith Fairchild Mystery by Katherine Hall Page

White Teeth: A Novel by Zadie Smith

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell

Breaking Her Fall by Stephen Goodwin

On the 59th Street Platform, Brooklyn:

Trouble in Paradise, by Robert B. Parker

Crossroads of Twilight (The Wheel of Time, Book 10) by Robert Jordan (first chapter, here)

R Train, 59th Street to 95th Street, Brooklyn

The Tenth Circle; A Novel by Jodi Picoult

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