Posted on April 7, 2017 at 2:36 pm by Gene Ambaum
Patron: But I haven’t read it yet.
Martin: I’m laying the groundwork for a future interaction.
Patron: What if I hate it?
Martin: I’ll find a book for you that’s entirely unlike it.
Patron: What if I’m ambivalent?
Martin: Then I’ll interrogate you until I get to the root of your reading desires! I’ll find a book you can finally love! But, you know, no pressure!