What these all have in common? They're all love stories. Er, I might have once flicked through Mills and Boon, and Jackie Collins and Barbara Cartland did get me pondering a world of dashing doers having their cake and eating, but 1000 novels, where d'you find the time?
Then again, I spend half my waking days behind a Mac, watching a film or making my way to University- 3 hour ride back and forth - or some meeting.
Now that might be ample dead-zone time for a novel, but then I'm more this genre I have got my head buried in at the moment. If you're like me, you're a grazer: pick up one book, consume a couple of pages, then graze through the three others in your bag. I can't help it.
So currently in my sack.
- Truth - a guide to the perplexed, Simon Blackburn
- The Wisdom of Crowds - James Surowiecki
- Tipping Point - Malcolm Gladwell
Great scene in there when he meets up with Bush in the WH after forsaking a group photo for food. As they both walk together, he unconsciously finds he's put his arm around Bush.
A reporter, was it, said she liked the first book and wondered if he could pull this one off.
Whoa, New York Best seller list!
President elect Obama is a kitchen story teller. You know the sort of person in a party everyone gathers around in the kitchen as they tell their tales.
They'll be no shortage of listeners now.
Meanwhile a nice turn to the story of Joe Biden.
Having accepted he lifted passages of his presidential running speech from a former UK running prime minister, Neil Kinnock, Kinnock now finds himself off to Washington courtesy of Biden.
Now who says being nice after you've been plagiarised doesn't work.