--Hardback or paperback?
Unless it's something really special – paperback.
--Highlight or underline?
Neither!. Hear the cries from the librarian across the aether. Ok, so may be pencil underlining many years agaon for uni.
--Lewis or Tolkien?
Tolkien without a doubt.
--E.B. White or A.A. Milne?
A. A. Milne
--T.S. Eliot or e.e. cummings?
T. S. Eliot
--Stephen King or Dean Koontz?
Not fussed but when I was into it all Stephen King
--Barnes & Noble or Borders?
Whichever is cheaper or more accessible?
--Waldenbooks or B. Dalton?
--Fantasy or science fiction?
--Horror or suspense?
--Bookmark or dogear?
Book mark with all sorts of strange things – mostly bus tickets and train tickets
-Hemingway or Faulkner?
--Fitzgerald or Steinbeck?
Steinbeck was schoolwork – Fitzgerald was a self discovered joy.
--Homer or Plato?
By choice neither, by necessity – Plato
--Geoffrey Chaucer or Edmund Spenser?
--Pen or pencil?
--Looseleaf or notepad?
Letters, looseleaf – notepad most of the time
I beg your pardon?! No. Books in my world are classified into subject areas
--Dustjacket: on or off?
On for display but off for reading
--Novella or epic?
--John Grisham or Scott Turow?
--J.K. Rowling or Lemony Snicket?
Not read snicket – Rowling is fun
--John Irving or John Updike?
--Fiction or non-fiction?
--Historical biography or historical romance?
--A few pages per sitting or finish at least a chapter?
As much as possible. This has included a series – overnight.
--Short story or creative non-fiction essay?
--"It was a dark and stormy night" or "Once upon a time"?
Give me tempestuous!
--Buy or borrow?
Buy, beg, borrow but not steal.
--Book reviews or word of mouth?
All of the above and some investigating of my own.