I like books, so I stoled this'n off of davegodfrey
.What author do you own the most books by?
Probably Ian Banks, although they're a mix of Ian Banks (fiction) and Ian M Banks (sci-fi).What book do you own the most copies of?
I've been good and have purged all my multiple copies.Did it bother you that both those questions ended with prepositions?
Not in the slightest.What fictional character are you secretly in love with?
Rachel Mansour I think, from "Singularity Sky" - Charles Stross again.What books have you read the most times in your life (excluding picture books read to children; i.e., Goodnight Moon does not count)?
I'm not sure, but possibly "Servant of the Empire" by Raymond Feist & Janny Wurts.What was your favourite book when you were ten years old?
"Blade of the Poisoner" by Douglas Hill.What is the worst book you've read in the past year?
"Sandworms of Dune". It inly counts because it's Dune though, anything else that awful I'd just have stopped reading and thrown away.What is the best book you've read in the past year?
"The Atrocity Archives" by Charles Stross. Lovecraftian computer-geek cold-war James Bond nonsense. What's not to like?If you could force everyone you tagged to read one book, what would it be?
I'm not all that evangelical about books, but I think I pimp Neal Stephenson's Baroque Cycle most frequently.Who deserves to win the next Nobel Prize for Literature?
I don't really pay attention to this sort of thing, but let's say Terry Pratchett.What book would you most like to see made into a movie?
"Rune", by Chritopher Fowler. Purely becuase of the fantastic afterword detailing all the horrific alterations the Hollywood studio who optioned the book have attempted to get past him. They still haven't come to an agreement.What book would you least like to see made into a movie?
I find that films of books are nearly always very disappointing, so I'll say everything I've ever read. Barring the one above. Stuff I haven't read yet is fine, I'll watch the film first.Describe your weirdest dream involving a writer, book, or literary character.
Absolutely not.What is the most lowbrow book you've read as an adult?
I confess to a weakness for Linda Fairstein novels. That or Harry Potter.What is the most difficult book you've ever read?
Hmm. I read for escapism and I just don't get that from anything I find hard going. What is the most obscure Shakespeare play you've seen?
I'm not sure I've seen anything other than "Romeo and Juliet" and "Macbeth" on stage.Do you prefer the French or the Russians?
Russians. Although I can't claim to have read much by either.Roth or Updike?
What?David Sedaris or Dave Eggers?
Who?Shakespeare, Milton, or Chaucer?
Chaucer.Austen or Eliot?
Austen, for "Pride and Pejudice and Zombies". Not that I've read it yet, but still.What is the biggest or most embarrassing gap in your reading?
I don't read non-fiction.What is your favourite novel?
This changes frequently, but top of my re-read list at the moment is "The Atrocity Archives" by Charles Stross.Play?
I don't go to the theatre or read plays, so I'm going to have to pick something I studied at school. That'll be "Macbeth" then. I quite enjoyed the porn version.Poem?
See above, except I can't recall any poetry I read at school.Essay?
Erm, don't read non-fiction.Short story?
"Diamond Dogs" by Alastair Reynolds.Work of nonfiction?
"If Chins Could Kill", Bruce Campbell's autobiography.Who is your favorite writer?
William Gibson, I think.Who is the most overrated writer alive today?
Dan Brown, quite clearly.What is your desert island book?
"1001 Handy Hints for Surviving on a Desert Island", it's printed on very thin paper and has about 10,000 conveniently-sized blank pages at the back "for your notes".And... what are you reading right now?
When I started this it was "Let the Right One In" by John Ajvide Lindqvist, but then I went for a smoke and finished it so now I'm on to "Halting State" by Charles Stross.