Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Book Club

* Grab the book nearest you. Right now.
* Turn to page 56.
* Find the fifth sentence.
* Post that sentence along with these instructions in a note to your wall.
* Don't dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST.

"In October, when the town was still talking about nothing else, they were attacked by pirates."

Zorro by Isabel Allende


Running after Antelope said...

"Indeed, Theroux's critics felt that the book was little more than a series of sucker punches at Naipaul, an unseemly airing of dirty linen, or as one reviewer wrote, "one long Oedipal screed"".

From "The Forest for the Trees" by Betsy Lerner

Dave said...

"The influence of Grétry as a father figure to young women composers was important, but it did not extend beyond his immediate circle."

From Women Writing Opera, Jacqueline, Letzter and Robert Adelson, eds.

I'm currently working in our music library, so it was a little tough to identify the _closest_ book. I had to reject the first one though, because it was in French, and page 56 contained only 1 complete sentence.

Anonymous said...

"Valid 2008 season only."

From 2008 SEASON PASS VALUE BOOK by Six Flags Over Texas

Anonymous said...

"Now-ness is US, baby. The Now of Here!"

Blake said...

Anyway, I hope you enjoy it, because it's killing me.

小小彬 said...