I Feel Bad About Abandoning a Classic

I just abandoned a classic book. I listened for 10 of its 19 hours, and it wasn’t growing on me. In truth, part of this was the narrator. She voiced the main character with a breathy voice I found annoying. But it’s much more than that. Why do we expect a book written...

I Refuse to Pick My Favorite Book

Next week PBS’ Great American Read series kicks back into gear. Along with the show, PBS has been running a poll. They want people to vote for their favorite book. The May kickoff show was interesting, and I’m happy as hell to hear people talking about books. (Hint:...