by Yummy Men and Kick Ass Chicks
Josh: I would want each step to be in the following order and about the thickness of the books that I have put forward:
- First Step – The Birth of Tragedy by Friedrich Nietzsche
- Second Step – The Twilight of the Idols by Friedrich Nietzsche
- Third Step – Forever War by Joe Haldeman
- Fourth Step – Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein
- Fifth Step – No Country for Old Men by Cormac Mccarthy
- Sixth Step – Being and Time by Martin Heidegger
- Seventh Step – The Phenomenology of the Spirit by Friedrich Hegel
- Eighth Step – War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
- Ninth Step – In Search of Lost Time (all seven books) by Marcel Proust
- Tenth Step – Frank Herbert’s Dune (entire series)
- Eleventh Step – From Here to Eternity by James Jones
- Twelveth Step – The Collected Works of Shakespeare
- Thirteenth Step – Pynchon’s ouevre
- Fourteenth Step – Bloch’s The Principle of Hole vol. 1-3
- Fifteenth Step – Frederic Jameson’s lifespan of work
- Sixteenth Step – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
- Seventeenth Step – everything Goethe wrote
- Eighteenth Step – everything Brecht wrote
- Nineteenth Step – everything Beckett wrote
- Twentieth Step – Deleuze’s ouevre
- Twenty First Step – Sartre’s On Being and Nothingness
- Twenty Second Step – Catch 22
Carmel: I don’t think that I can possibly compete with Josh’s comprehensive list broken down not only by step but also by book thickness but… my list would include:
- The original version of Alice in Wonderland by Carroll Lewis because it’s one of my all time favourite fairy tales.
- Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater: The art work is absolutely gorgeous and I think seeing it every day would remind me of her captivating lyrical writing style.
- Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice: This book is partially responsible for my long running addiction to vamp fiction.
- Bitten by Kelley Armstrong because this is my all-time favourite werewolf book so how could I not have a book staircase without this title!?
- At least one Harry Potter book because well… it’s a must in my opinion.
- The Silver Wolf by Alice Borchardt: This was one of the very first werewolf books I ever read and quite possibly one of the primary reasons why I remain addicted to these furry beasts to this very day.
- And probably some kind of children’s book like Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss because it reminds me of my mom who passed away 3 years ago today.
What about you?
|If You Had ‘Book Stairs’, What Titles Would You Include?|
About the Blogger
I review Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance books with a focus all things werewolf. Based out of Ottawa, Canada