Saturday, June 28, 2008

Read-a-thon Update the Third


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


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

    When you're done reading, come by my blog to sign up for to win a free book of your choice.

    Keep on reading!!!

  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!"

  3. I loved Interpreter of Maladies. Happy reading!

  4. Amazon packages are great!


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