Year in Reading

And from the Missus

By posted at 11:32 am on December 10, 2004 0

Believe it or not, Mrs. Millions reads circles around me, she just doesn’t feel compelled to maintain a blog about it (I know, crazy). But I was able to convince her to send along a note about the best book she read this year.

coverA Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole — Ignatius J. Reilly’s voluminous tweed trousers and accompanying ensemble are a spectacular introduction to an engaging, disgusting, provocative, hilarious, and amazing book about a ridiculous human. The density of prose and of Reilly’s hulking mass left me incredulous.

Speaking of which, I got a real kick out of the Confederacy of Dunces reference in the movie Sideways.

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