1) Total number of books I've owned:
Currently we have around 2000 in the house. We used to have a lot more, but we do weed them out occasionally. Plus an enourmous CD and DVD collection, and all our old vinyl. Our house is a media center.
2) The last book I bought:
Architecture in the Real World, Walter McQuade
3) The last book I read:
Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, R. A. Salvatore
I'm reading the novelizations prior to rewatching the films prior to seeing Revenge of the Sith. Call me geeky.
4) 5 books that mean a lot to me:
This Perfect Day, Ira Levin
In This House of Brede, Rumer Godden
Farmer Boy, Laura Ingalls Wilder
The World of Origami, Isao Honda
Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Julia Child, Louise Bertholle, Simone Beck
5) Tag 5 people and ask them to fill out this meme on their Live Journals:
rootbeer1, abearius, fuzzygruf, double_ohsteven, squalidbear