I apologize for not reading The Hobbit this year, even though I know full well it is one of the most Christmastimey books ever written. I am just skipping a year; and I feel my lapse has been made up for by re-reading “The Magician’s Nephew” last January. You see I cleverly banked those points. Furthermore, these past two months I have been reading the HECK out of some Jack Vance, Joseph Conrad, Cordwainer Smith, and P.G. Wodehouse…I hope that makes up for it.
Internet, what are YOUR traditional Christmas reads? And what are the books YOU have asked for/have gotten this year? Come on; tell me. What will be YOUR literary post-Christmas undercover delight?
I’m all out of beer. But at this time of year, that means nothing. I wish you a happy one, Universe: how the heck are YOU doing, and what can I do to help out?
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