I was searching for an appropriate gift to thank a friend who recently hosted me for a weekend trip. During my search I happened across The Bottom of the 33rd by Dan Barry. I don't include this to prove my blog isn't strictly about music, although the book I'm currently reading is quite lyrical. I don't read a lot, usually because I'm not impressed with too many authors. Sure, this book is about a baseball game (the longest ever played), but how many sports books have literary morsels like this one:
"Time, once a quiet comfort, is now impatient, and clearing its throat."
Not just a book about baseball, it is a compelling and stimulating read that is inspiring this writer to become a better one.