yes, borders is staying open wrote:
No, not your favorite books. I've seen threads about 'greatest books you've read' and they usually turn into a pissing contest to find the most esoteric crap out there.
LOL. Very good point.
I was stuck at an airport recently, and picked up a copy of "The Big Short," by Michael Lewis. I'm enjoying it.
I'm hooked on amazon.com, which has turned me into something of an impulse book buyer. Today, I got a copy of "Everyone Loves You When You're Dead," by Neil Strauss. I read some great reviews of it, but it may be too hip for me. I'll see how it goes.
A couple of weeks ago, after a spirited (to say the least) debate on letsrun.com about Jim Ryun and Kip Keino, I ordered a used copy of Ryun's "In Quest of Gold: The Jim Ryun Story" through amazon.com. It cost $5. On the inside cover was the following inscription:
"To Mother & Dad,
Christmas - 1986
I love you both!
- Enjoy -
A few pages later, I came across another inscription:
"Go with God,
I didn't expect to see that.