I am finding the book to be fun to read, if not as amusing as I think the author would like it to be. But he's fun. Reminds me a lot of David Sedaris, but that could be a bad connection, because the last Sedaris book I read was years ago. Maybe it's just because it's a collection of humorous essays about a man's life. And they're both gay. Hmm. Anyway, I wasn't expecting the book to be what it is, but I am flying through it. Oh, and I never noticed that the cover has a six-fingered hand (see below). Seriously. I've owned this book for a couple of years now, and I never noticed it. And I only really did notice it when I was practically delirious from lack of sleep yesterday. Hah.
On a kind of amusing and entirely unrelated note, I found a note I wrote several years ago that queried: "What the hell happened to Collective Soul?" Oddly, I actually saw them play live a couple summers ago (clearly after I had written the above) - they opened for Live. I just thought that was funny, that I wondered at their continued existence and then they resurfaced. Hah, I amuse myself very weirdly. But, it's been interesting going through a bunch of old notes that I saved forever & am beginning to finally realize I no longer need....
TITLE: Possible Side Effects
AUTHOR: Augusten Burroughs
TITLE: I Want That!: How We All Became Shoppers
AUTHOR: Thomas Hine
TITLE: Bleak House
AUTHOR: Charles Dickens