You are probably gone now, BUT when you come back and bring your kids swimming, I have bookshelves lining the walls of every room in the house -- except the three you spent time in last night. We are big readers. Come over and I will load your arms up with books and books.If you need to get something at the airport, I found both The Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (Chabon), and Middlesex (Eugenides) cheerful, witty, engaging, and intelligent. I have lost all patience with the stereotypical slant on Important Literature: Namely, It Cannot Exist Without Depressive Introspection Mixed With Tragedy.
Thanks Squid. I loved Middlesex, and I'll certainly take you up on (both of) your offer(s) when we get back!
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