The Art of the Backhand and/or My Meager Gifts

vertigoingoingone:

books that make me cry

no matter how many times i read them

elsewhere

memoirs of a teenage amnesiac

Neither of them are very good, but they’re by the same author so I guess she has a talent for that sort of thing.

This is what we in the business call a backhanded compliment. At this point in my life, I am in the habit of accepting compliments of all varieties.

On a semi-related note, I am considering wearing tennis whites for my entire book tour this fall.