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SOMETIMES THE DARNDEST THINGS CAN HAPPEN IN BOOKSTORES

Weird Things Customers Say in Bookstores - Jen Campbell

Suffice it to say, the title of this book says it all. I found it to be a very entertaining book, part of which I read on the subway today, suppressing a chuckle every now and then so as not to draw undue attention to myself from fellow riders. I'd like to cite two excerpts from the book which made me laugh:

"Customer: Do you stock Nigella Lawson under 'sex' or 'cooking'?

"Bookseller: It's a tough call, isn't it?"

"Customer (holding up a copy of Ulysses): 'Why is this book so long? Isn't it supposed to be set in a single day? How can this many pages of things happen to one person in one day? I mean, I get up, have breakfast, go to work, come home... sometimes I might go out for a drink, and that's it! And, I mean, that doesn't fill a book, does it?' "

This is a book that can be easily read (and savored) in a few hours. Enjoy.