Good Reading : July 2011
WWW.GOODREADINGMAGAZINE.COM GOOD READING JULY 2011 24 Baxter – Work/Life Balance Supervisor (shoe stealer & snoozer) Tell us a bit about you. I like playing chasings, digging and stalking birds. I also like sleeping and eating food, paper, cardboard and sticks. What sort of books do you like to read? Ones that have pictures are the best for me. What are your favourite books? Har ry the Dirty Dog is my favourite. I thought I liked 101 Uses for a Dead Cat, but I've been told that's not PC. READERS' LIFE ALL OF US Rowena Cseh – Editor and publisher (all rounder) Tell us a bit about you. I enjoy good books, cooking and wine. I like walking with Baxter and watching him live in the moment. I play cello and enjoy painting -- for myself rather than for show. What sort of books do you like to read? I used to love fantasy and sci-fi novels, but have shifted to more general fiction, including crime and thrillers with the occasional biography or non-fiction book thrown in. I also like young adult books. Oops, that covers almost everything! What's your favourite book of all time? Ah, that's a hard one. So many. 'Lord of the Rings' (that's cheating as it's a series). The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini is a special one. When I was a child it was Are You My Mother? by P D Eastman. Bonnie Goodman – Subscriptions and Library Manager (a very helpful and busy bee) Tell us a bit about you. My favourite colour is green and I love art, antiques and trees. I love food, friends and family -- these three things make me happy. What sort of books do you like to read? I like books that inspire and tell a positive message about life across any genre, and a good YA book always goes down a treat. What are your favourite books? James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl, The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë. Roze Abraham – Editorial and Team Assistant (a fantastic jack of all trades) Tell us a bit about you. I'm a strange one. I laugh and read often. I'm prone to randomly bursting into song. What sort of books do you like to read? All books, except those about soap. What are your favourite books? The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Princess Bride by William Goldman, Jane Eyre, Great Expectations, Emma by Jane Austen, The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe, and Prozac Nation. Ever wondered who the people are behind the scenes at gr? Well, here we all are.