Monday, February 26, 2007

Awesome book review

This book review on Amazon rules. Kudos to whoever wrote it. (note: I'm not giving the book title in question since I rather liked it, hehe).

This book reminds me of a guy I knew in college. An "angry intellectural loner"
type who carried around a copy of "The Communist Manifesto" and had only a
passing acquaintance with personal hygiene. He usually kept to himself but once
in a while someone would feel sorry for him and invite him to a party. He
generally managed to alienate everyone around him by twisting everything they
said into something negative, by his attempts to impress them with his
intellectual superiority, and by pointing out how shallow and bourgois they all
are. By the end of the party, this guy was always alone with his angst and his
vodka. This book was like the literary version of that guy. Angry, dreary, and


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