Mid-Year Resolution

It’s almost impossible for me not to finish a book once I start it. No matter how dull, poorly written, unecessary it is. 

But I am making a mid-year resolution to ditch bad books. Reading hours are far too precious to spend them reading anything less than spectacular. 

And so I say good bye to Rosa Montero’s “Dictadoras,” on the lovers of history’s most evil men, and say HELLO to “White Teeth” by Zadie Smith. After the first chapter on Stalin, I confirmed that “Dictadoras” is unduly unimportant. Plus, I’ve been meaning to read Smith’s debut novel since college. 

More to follow. 

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