Name: Kaitlyn Burke
Mitchell’s, Bookworks or Both?
How long have you worked here?
Favorite Nantucket Book:
Favorite Book as a Child:
The Witches by Roald Dahl
Favorite Literary Quote:
I spent a summer of pneumonia and ennui in Portugal – Lolita
Favorite type of Books:
Philosophy, Science, General Fiction
Last Book that made you cry:
Last Book that made you laugh:
Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas by Tom Robbins
Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas by Tom Robbins, One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey, Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, Godel, Escher, Bach by Douglas Hofstadter, On Truth & Lies in a Non-Moral Sense by Friedrich Nietzsche
Best Book into Movie:
One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
Literary Guilty Pleasure:
Sherlock Holmes Stories
If you could have a dinner with three authors who would they be?
Shakespeare, Hunter S. Thompson and Nietzsche
If you could have lunch with three fictional literary characters who would they be?
Raul Duke, Don Juan and the Cheshire Cat
Favorite Place to read a book on island:
The docks at Straight Wharf
What are you reading right now?
Zazan by Vanessa Veselka
What books are you looking forward to reading this year?
The Blazing World
What authors are you excited about seeing at the Nantucket Book Festival?