Sunday, January 4, 2009

Just Finished

So when we got to the airport to fly home to Oregon I made my usual stop at the book/magazine/gum/candy/neck pillow store. You know the one where they have the sign that says: if you don't get a receipt your purchase is free. And I always wonder about that sign and hope that maybe just maybe they'll forget to hand me that tiny piece of paper. I wonder what happens to those staff members who forget to give the receipts. Anyways, I was in that store thinking that I needed a book to read on the airplane. Although the entire time I was thinking to myself, Caitlin you don't read books on airplanes. First off it makes you sick to read in a moving vehicle (even with Dramamine) and second all you do is sleep on airplanes. Not this time...this time I will be more educated when I reach my final destination and have a literary work to discuss with others. Well needless to say the book did not get finished until we have come back to the ATL and now I'm not sure if I was smarter before or after I read it. The cover says it's soon to be a major motion picture and if you've read the book, please comment on what exactly the movie will be like, considering I'm still not completely sure what the book was about. The book is The Road by Cormac McCarthy

2 comments:

Regan said...

I will add Time Traveler's Wife to the wii headed to your house soon! :) Kyle read The Road. He liked it, but I didn't think I would for some reason so I never read it.

adamblack said...

cormac mccarthy is one of my favorite authors. i enjoyed the road but i'm worried about the movie adaptation. not sure i'll see it. even though the images evoked by the book are so dreary i still have a very vivid picture in my head of the story. i'm afraid the movie will kill it!

anwyay, if you liked the road check out some of his other books but beware - some of them are SERIOUSLY heavy in comparison to The Road...