Crap books and good books (was Re: Best Books of 2004)

Roger Burton West roger at
Thu Jan 20 05:22:18 EST 2005

On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 02:12:17AM -0600, Margaret Ball wrote:

>I developed a system for commenting on gift books: Know how it starts, 
>know how it comes out, and think of something nice to say about the 
>middle. That usuallly satisfies all but the true leeches, who want to 
>know *exactly* how you reacted to Christianella's rejection of the Lord 
>Primary of Astellar in Chapter 13. Anybody got a solution for that?

"Very moving."

Big stick with nails in it?


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