We love our readers, and we love what they have to say just as much. Here are some of our favorite comments from the week that was.
“I have an engineering degree but I always managed to fit in some literature courses in between all the math, science and computer classes. In hindsight, I think it was a blessing that literature was not my major because there was no pressure. Reading the books, and writing the assignments, was just a lark. One class that I remember was called, “Chaucer, Milton and Shakespeare” so I even managed to study a bit of Shakespeare.”
By ahimsa on Filling in the Gaps
“Ok, badass points. But fer reals, what a complete dumbass she is. Some “harmless” old woman solicits you THREE times, on three successive days, and she falls for it every time? Even giving her points for each disguise being indistinguishable from the last, how stupid do you have to be? Fool me once, and all that, you know? I guess she’d make an ideal trophy queen.”
By Terri on Is Snow White a Bad Ass?
Years ago in my twentys (and female) I would carry around a copy of “solder of fortune” I would leaf though it and then put it in my lap/tray table and start reading something else and no one bothered me. Well until I started going from NYC to DC a lot then I had people asking to borrow it and that was weird.
By Wldrose7877 on A Misanthrope’s Guide to Reading While Flying
I either purchase or improvise a new bookmark for every new book. When I finish the book and put it in it’s place of honor on my shelf, the bookmark stays with it! For me, they are now married together and spend the rest of their long lives sitting on the shelf watching the world go by like an old couple sitting on the front porch sipping tea together.
By Brad Baugh on The Hidden Life of Bookmarks.