I gave up TV 10 years ago so I could read more. In a lifetime of really horrible decisions this was one of the best I've ever made. I'm a Social Worker, a father of three fabulous children, a Dead Head and I get made fun of because I carry a book with me everywhere, weddings and funerals included.
"I cannot think of an author in the history of all mankind who has written characters as well as Stephen K. The story, plot, theme, everything else practically matters not. For instance, who didn't start saying "cluster mug" after reading..."
"I guess it just came out okay for me. Maybe it was just a weird time in my life. A transition period where my mind was flying 1000 different ways at once with ageing friends facing chronic illness, biotoxins, chronic pain or autoimmune disorders. ..."
"I once met a fellow who told me he had just read the worst book of his life and I quickly zoned out as he explained why. When he got to Chapter six, 45 minutes later I finally snapped "Why in the hell are you making me suffer through every ho..."