Tuesday, August 13, 2002

Sunday, 11:21 a.m. - began reading En Komikers Uppväxt (A Comedian's Growth).

Monday, 1:37 a.m. - finished reading En Komikers Uppväxt.

A new milestone: reading Swedish novels as if they were a bag of cheese doodles after a day without lunch. Not unlike my English reading habits.

The one sentence review: It's a bit funny, a bit poetic, a bit sad, a bit sentimental, a bit melodramatic and I liked it.

And maybe I'll get to meet the author, Jonas Gardell, at the wedding of the priest and the policeman. The husband says he might be there on account of he's a friend of the priest.

The Swedish phrase for the day is ost bågar. It's kind of fun to translate this in my mind into cheese boogers, but in fact it means cheese doodles.

- by Francis S.

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