There isn't much in this world that better than reading a good book. Let it be known far and wide that if you can't bring what you're reading, you have no need to go with this "If I Can't Take My Book. I'm not Going" design. Hit the library and meet some new friends by letting them know you're a book junkie.
Why isn't Jones a household name, and why isn't this unputdownable book on every must-read list? "My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist," reveals protagonist Dana in the opening sentence of a novel that is by turns deft, delicate and devastating.