eglantine_br (eglantine_br) wrote,
eglantine_br
eglantine_br

We all enjoy different things

Saw one of those websites where famous people rec books. Usually it is some person saying that 'To Kill a Mockingbird' changed them for always. That has already happened to me. And many people are like my MIL, who always has the latest book club book, or the NYC best seller on her table, obviously unread. I have never seen her actually hold a book in her hand. But I like to know what other people read-- I was curious...

Bill Gates has had a delightful time, apparently, with a book on the history of shipping containers. There was a photo of him with that book and others, wearing a dorky smile and a sweater. Can't you picture him, curled up on his sofa, in his socks maybe, reading his shipping container book, slowly as he can so it lasts a long time, because he is having such a great time?

I know the joy of finding a book that just makes you happy, even if nobody else understands. May we all have that again soon.
Tags: from brooklyn, very silly
Subscribe

  • The earth rolled all the way around, and here we are.

    Hello. Just me today, no fiction right now. Thinking of you all, and how close I feel to people I have never met. What is meeting in person really?…

  • Dec Books number one

    I got a late start with my reading in December. I was busy with the dailiness of things-- I find that I read a whole lot more articles and news…

  • lj trouble

    I cannot get into lj on my new laptop. I went to sign in and it said that my ip address was 'temporarily banned.' Has this ever happened to any of…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 9 comments