Recess in the Library

The best thing for being sad is to learn something--T.H. White, The Once and Future King

All About Lulu: A Novel

All About Lulu - Jonathan Evison The well-written characters are what made this novel stand out. It's a very funny book, but with an underlying sadness and yearning. I'm a sucker for any book (or song, or movie) that get's that bittersweet tone right.

Currently reading

Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece
Michael Gorra
Anna Karenina
Mona Simpson, Leonard J. Kent, Nina Berberova, Constance Garnett, Leo Tolstoy