tv vs books

Otter Perry ottertee at
Fri Jan 21 10:16:04 EST 2005

On Tuesday, January 18, 2005, at 02:54 PM, Margaret Ball wrote:

> And my husband, who Knows Everything, doesn't read fiction or poetry. 
> Um. Let me rephrase that. He has an extremely short set of Acceptable 
> Fiction, comprising the works of C.S. Forester, Howard Fast, and Nevil 
> Shute; the Greek novels of Mary Renault; the John Marsden YA series 
> about Australia being invaded; Cynthia Voight's _Homecoming_ and the 
> sequels; and, as of this year, Tracy Chevalier's _The Girl With a 
> Pearl Earring_.   And that's it.

Have you tried him with Patrick O'Brien?  Ever so much better than
Forester, I think, although of course he may not agree.


I support the labeling of obesity as a disease.

I have always wanted to call in fat to work.

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