Why you’d probably not want to be in a bookclub with me

Rock & Roll bookclub is meeting on Saturday to discuss Franny & Zooey (which I haven’t finished rereading). Of course since we’re such engaged and avid bookclubbers, Wolfdogg and I were discussing possible nominations for the June book.

I offered up Brady Udall’s The Lonely Polygamist, and then this happened:

Wolfdogg: i know one i want to read. . . but you would hate it. it’s nonfiction.
Me: what is it?
Wolfdogg: this
Me: are you kidding me?
Wolfdogg: i’ve heard it’s really good
Me: 450 fucking pages about the Amazon and explorers? I’d rather DIE.
Wolfdogg: maybe i wont bring it up.
Me: you can bring it up, but i will snort in derision.

See people, I’m not just abrasive on the Internet. I’m abrasive with the people I know and love and have to face in a few days. If you hear a loud howl of protest erupt from the St. Paul area of Minnesota Saturday evening, it’s because Rock & Roll Bookclub hates me and wants me to suffer.

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  1. Wolfdogg 25.May.10 at 9:25 am

    Yeah. 450 pages is a lot for summer reading. We’ll save it for winter. We can make it an explorer club, and wear khaki shorts and pith helmets.

  2. Jodi 25.May.10 at 9:30 am

    I think I might have the flu that month.

  3. NBFB 28.May.10 at 1:00 pm

    What’s it take to join RRBC? I want in, seriously.

  4. Peabo 28.May.10 at 10:32 pm

    I think it looks like a fascinating book. In fact, I’m going to order it, I think! 🙂


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