I haven’t been to war, so I can’t comment on what that experience is like, but people who go through rehab or a halfway house walk a tough road together and not all of them make it. We knew we faced a powerful adversary that demanded respect. Unlike combat, the adversary was inside of us.
Recommended Reading: An excerpt from comedian and Year In Reading alum Rob Delaney’s memoir, Rob Delaney: Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage.
I really enjoyed How to be a Woman by Caitlin Moran. It’s an equal parts blue-collar and intellectual look at the necessity of feminism and it’s funny as hell.
Rob Delaney’s Year in Reading.
Be still, our tweeting hearts!
Henry Rollins, Rob Delaney, Adam Scott and many more read from David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King