(Interests) Art, art history, Anger, Anomalies, Antics, Analysis, anti-anxiety drugs, books, bibliophiles, Biographies, Ballet, Biology related sciences, Boldness, Bluntness, Brisk beautiful days, Boston, Comedy, Compassion, Creativity, Courage, Coming out of Captivity, Catharsis, Color, Choreography, Dance, Determination, Daydreaming, Etiology, Europe, Eccentricity, Escape, Epiphanies, Fashion and interior design, Foreign Food, God, Grey areas, Government (or the lack there of), Gemstones, Gothic stuff, Ganja, History, Honesty, Humanitarians, India, Inspiration, Imagination, Intellect, Individuality, Ink, International Law, Jazz, Justice, knowledge, Music, Medicine, Memoirs, Metaphors, Multi-dimensional thinking, Novels, Nature, New York, The ocean, Piercings, Photography, Poetry, Psychology, Politics, Philosophy, Passion, reason, Reading, The Renaissance, Sensuality, Sarcasm, Speaking one's mind (but with intelligence), Singing, Salsa, Short stories, Social issues, Serenity, Survival, Subcultures, Scaring superficial people away, Sharp objects, The subconscious, Vigilantes, Vivid imagery, Witt, Writing, Wine, and the Road less traveled.
(Recent Books and other readings)
Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Flights of Love, Staying Alive Poem Anthology, Love Walked in by Marissa de los Santos, Wasted by Martha Hornbacher, The lovely bones by Alice Seabold, Seduced by Pamella Briton, A thousand years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Wicked by Gregory Maguire, The things we carried by Tim O'brien, Mother Teresa (Biography), The Looking Glass by Richard Paul Evans, Queen of Dreams by Chitra Divakarundi, Acts of Faith by Philip Capputo, Persuasion, Pride and Prejiduce, End of Story, Best American Essays, The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Dubois, The know it all by A.J. Jacobs, Everythings an argument, Samuel Beckett Biography by Deidre Bair , The Sunflower Richard Paul Evans, How to read Literature like a Proffesor, Thinking in Pictures , Complete collection of Hart Crane poems, The Mercury Visions of Louis Daguerre, The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck, Sidhartha, Tolkien's The Hobit and Lord of the Rings Triology, Speaking my mind by Tony Compolo, Creating Minds by Howard Gardner, The Icequeen by Alice Hoffman, The People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn,
Anna Akmatova, Arienne Rich, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Anne Michaels, Anne Sexton, Dana Gioa, Douglas Dunn, E.E. Cummings, Eavan Bolard, Edgar Allen Poe, Elisabeth Barret Browning, George Elliot, Jorge Luis Borges, Louis Gluck, Mary Oliver, Shakespear, Pablo Neruda, Richard Paul Evans, Robert Burns, Rudyard Kipling, Sylvia Plath, Billy Collins, Stephen Dunn, T.S. Elliot, Theodore Roethke, Thomas Moore, W.H. Auden, William Blake, William Bronk, William Butler Yeats, Ingeborg Bachman, Charles Baudeliare, Hart Crane.
The Counte of Monte Cristo (French and English Versions), The Forsyte Saga, Evelyn, Scarlet and the Black, Horatio Hornblower Series, Pride and Prejiduce, Beautiful Mind, Anna and the King, Lagaan, Gladiator, Garden State, Bridget Jones Diaries, Princess Bride, Runaway Jury, Beyond Borders, She's all that, 10 things I hate about you, How to loose a guy in 10 days, Never been kissed, Moulin Rouge, K-PAX, The little Princess,Secret Garden, Netherland, Iris, Patch Adams, Ground Hog Day, Ray, Jacob the Liar, Life is beautiful, Bend it like Beckham, Stick it, Sense and Sensibility, Jamanji, The Jury, Poiroit, Inside Man, Take the Stand, Finding Forester, Children of Heaven, The Illusionist,