Saturday, June 28, 2008

Read-a-thon Update the Third

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The Amazon package thrown on the porch this morning contained John Dufresne's latest, which I'm happily reading now.

Curiously though, a minor character (at least at this point), a wheelchair-ridden jerk who aspires to be a nightclub comic, quotes Ann Coulter's "corn-fed, no-makeup, natural-fiber, no-bra-needing, sandal-wearing, hirsute, somewhat fragrant hippie chick pie wagon" line about the women at the 2004 Democratic convention without providing attribution. Is this something a non-political junkie is likely to know?

Third reading report

From Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies:

"A Temporary Matter" 22 pages

"When Mr. Pirzade Came to Dine 20 pages

John Dufresne's Requiem, Mass. 54 pages

4 comments:

  1. You should google that line. Maybe Ms. Coulter got it from someone else...you never know.

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  2. I'm glad to see the cat barf didn't throw you out of your groove.

    I'm not an official cheerleader, but I thought I'd give you a, "Go, Susan, Go!"

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  3. I loved Interpreter of Maladies. Happy reading!

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  4. Amazon packages are great!

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