Of course, I didn’t know I wanted to read it until I started reading it and wanted to discuss EVERYTHING I read with someone else. It’s the first time I was truly upset to not be in a book club and also that I was borrowing it from the library because I wanted to underline everything.
There were a few occasions where I had to Google something very British – Sindy (British Barbie), Katie Price (British Paris Hilton — kind of?), The Wombles (British Fraggles?) – but I like to learn about other cultures, so that was fun. And the Olympics are in London and happening RIGHT NOW so I felt like I was more involved in the whole Anglophile thing, you know?
Great read. Now I must find out more about Caitlin Moran.
Up next: Among Others by Jo Walton. I broke down and bought a copy because well…what library-loving-librarian can say no to this:
905 pages finished…1095 to go. Will I reach my goal of 2000?! One week to go in the Olympic Readathon.