Meet a Nantucket Bookworm – Bowen Tibbetts

Meet a Nantucket Bookworm

Name: Bowen Tibbetts

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works at Mitchell’s Book Corner

Favorite Lighthouse on island: Sankaty

Favorite Nantucket Books: In The Heart of The Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick, Nantucket by Cary Hazlegrove

Favorite Quote: “All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.” – F Scott Fitzgerald

Favorite Book as a Child: “The Little Engine That Could”

Last Book to make you cry: “The Opposite of Loneliness” by Marina Keegan

Last Book to make you laugh: “One More Thing” by BJ Novak

Last Book that scared you: “Different Seasons” by Stephen King

Pick one book to reread the rest of your life: “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” by J.K.Rowling

What kind of books do you enjoy reading: Mostly literary fiction, but if it’s being turned into a movie or has a really pretty cover than it’s on my reading list.

Favorite Books: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, One More Thing, The Sun Also Rises, This Side of Paradise, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, The Fellowship of the Ring, A Tale of Two Cities, The Night Circus

Best Book into Movie: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (dir. Alfonso Cuarón)

Literary Guilty Pleasure: McSweeney’s Internet Tendency

What Books are you looking forward to reading this year? All The Light We Cannot See, California, The Goldfinch, Lover’s at the Chameleon Club Paris 1932, Perfectly Miserable

If you could have lunch with three authors, who would they be? F. Scott Fitzgerald, Virginia Woolf, BJ Novak

If you could lunch with three fictional characters, who would they be? Albus Dumbledore, Jay Gatsby, Gandalf the Grey

Favorite Place to read a book on island: Atheneum Garden

What are you reading right now? “Nine Lives” by Dan Baum

Thanks Bowen for being a Nantucket Bookworm!


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