What book are you reading right now? And, even though you don't know the end, would you recommend it?
Right now, I'm reading Marilynne Robinson's Gilead. I've had it for a while and just never gotten around to it, but since Robinson's one of the keynote speakers at the CSC this week, I thought it'd be a good thing to have read it before I go. Now, I'm sorry I hadn't gotten to it sooner. It's simply beautiful. I have a feeling this novel will have a place near the top of my all-time-favorites list.
If you’re a grown man when you read this – it is my intention for this letter that you will read it then – I’ll have been gone a long time. I’ll know most of what there is to know about being dead, but I’ll probably keep it to myself. That seems to be the way of things.