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The Time Traveler’s Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger

by Derwood Hunsdale-Talbot on April 1, 2010

Sounding smart (without being smart) If you were to time travel back and visit yourself, would you take that as an opportunity for sexual exploration? Note: This is designed to titillate exceptionally boring dinner conversation. Use with discretion.

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Last Night in Twisted River, by John Irving

by Derwood Hunsdale-Talbot on March 26, 2010

Oh, Mr. Irving. How clever you must feel. The delightful, blissful, pee-your-pants-a-little-bit joy you must feel each an every morning when you wake up and realize that, while your book is a literary disaster and the public is outraged that such a travesty would flow from the tip of your pen (MacBook Pro?), you can sit pretty because, apparently, that’s the whole point.

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Gulliver’s Travels, by Johnathan Swift

by Derwood Hunsdale-Talbot on February 17, 2010

Sounding Smart (without being smart) The most important factor regarding the travels of Gulliver is to be able to fluently recite the names of all the lands to which he voyages – not just Lilliput. Bobdingnag, Laputa, Balnibarbi, Glubbdubdrib, Houyhnhnms, and Japan. You will receive extra-special secret points if, in the same conversation, you mention […]

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Books and Body Pillows: Your Valentine’s Day Reading List

by Derwood Hunsdale-Talbot on February 12, 2010

Dateless for V-Day?

Down in the dumps?

Don’t be. Because while all your friends and family are out cavorting out on the town or in between the sheets, they are not reading. Their fancy dinners will last a few hours and might give them food poisoning. Unlike the book you read. A book knows how to treat you right.

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