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5 Responses to "Book News for Friday, October 10, 2008"
October 13, 2008 at 01:02 PM
Oh dear Brockman, you know how to make a gal feel guilty that she has neglected the Powells book blog for a few weeks! I'm glad I checked in today! I've been so busy learning about credit default swaps and CDO's (thank goodness for Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman!) I can tell you I tried to read a few pages from one of these Stephanie Meyer books when my 15 year old niece took it out of the library, but it was risible. She too couldn't stomach it and returned it unfinished. Thank goodness my rural dial-up keeps me from watching the Twilight trailer -- the antics of Wall Street are cheesy enough for me right now.
October 10, 2008 at 02:16 PM
Everything Brockman says is gospel, GOSPEL I tell you!!
October 10, 2008 at 01:20 PM
I will crush these emo children and lick their blood off my own shoes. SOON I WILL RULE THE WORLD!!!!
October 10, 2008 at 01:19 PM
I am a Meyers fan but the movie looks silly to me. They take all the good things from the book and turn them into total CW cheesy.
October 10, 2008 at 01:18 PM
gonna suck in a bad way, not a good vampire way!
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