Thursday, September 20, 2007

Booking through sunshine and roses

Imagine that everything is going just swimmingly. The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and all’s right with the world. You’re practically bouncing from health and have money in your pocket. The kids are playing and laughing, the puppy is chewing in the cutest possible manner on an officially sanctioned chew toy, and in between moments of laughter for pure joy, you pick up a book to read . . .

What is it?

In the rat race of life, such moments are rare! I have said so many times, I can read at any time and almost anything. When all is somewhat rosy, I pick up heavy stuff. Mostly non-fiction. Those books set the thinking juices in my mind. I reflect and dwell on world problems. I can even read travelogues then, pondering that I need to take off with my family to far off lands.
I can pick up the fattest of novels, with lots of twists, which test my brain. However, happy or sad endings do not bother me as such. Adventure novels work great too along with whodunits!