Monday, October 18, 2010

Ramon Sunico: Books I Read When I Was a Teenager

And so, the carnival begins! Ramon Sunico, publisher, writer, poet and PBBY Treasurer enumerated fifteen plus two books he enjoyed reading as a teenager.

I was a Marvel Comics fan too-- my letter was published in Submariner 5.

Grade 7
The Oz series (Baum and then Thompson)
(favorites Rinkitink in Oz, The Emerald City of Oz)
The Hardy Boys series
Tom Swift series

High School

Drawing the Head and Hands by Andrew Loomis
Animal Farm by George Orwell
The Little Prince by Antoine de St Exupery
The Lord of the Rings by J R R Tolkien
The Hobbit by J R R Tolkien
A Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein
Personae (poems) by Ezra Pound
Villa's Poems 55
Dune Trilogy by Frank Herbert
Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury
Turning On by Rasa Gustaitis
The Chronicles of Narnia by C S Lewis

Journey to the East by Herman Hesse
and The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe

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