Day: July 29, 2011

A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain by Robert Olen Butler

A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain – Robert Olen Butler

Intro I have two copies of this book. I decided to buy a more decent copy because the first one that I had is like a coloring book. There were paragraphs after paragraphs highlighted with various colors. I don’t mind highlighting, although I don’t practice it, but it seems that the original owner of the book used it to perfect the art and science of highlighting. Besides, one is supposed to highlight only if there is a need to do so, like if there is an urgency to the text to be highlighted or if it is an utterly delicious one. One can argue that there’s just too much to highlight because of the beauty of it all. If that’s the case, do not highlight. That will save the world from extra chemicals that are packed in highlighters. I don’t think they are eco-friendly. So yes, I have ranted a bit on highlighting. It’s now time to see what the highlights of this collection are. The Rhapsody The only story that is highlighted in my …