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2 Responses to "Book News for Friday, May 23, 2008"
May 23, 2008 at 03:57 PM
Thanks, dougc. I couldn't figure out why anyone would enjoy reading while sinking into a quicksand-like pile of soggy beach... but I guess you're right, some of the rest of the world has sunshine and warm beaches.
May 23, 2008 at 02:32 PM
Brockman: Regarding your questions regarding how much time people spend on beaches, and what they're doing with faces buries in their books, if you're from L.A., as I am, then the answer is, thousands of people spend hours, days, weeks, and months per year on the beach, "laying out," turning various pre-cancerous shades of bronze, and passing some of that time reading. Here in the Pacific Northwest, where you and I both reside, it's difficult to read at the beach due to high winds and constant rain, but we can drag our book to the coffee house just off the sand and read while we sip our liberal elite lattes.
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