Day: March 8, 2012

February's Book of the Month

TFG’s Book of the Month for February – The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

It’s most probable that the attendees overthought and overanalyzed this short book. Yes, anybody can read The Little Prince in one sitting. In fact, it’s so short that it’s hard to write something more than 500 words about it if you decide to do that right after reading it. But writing about it right after a book discussion is a different matter. There are little thoughts here and there that open a can of yucky worms. Seemingly innocent questions can fry your brains, particularly me who got the infamy of being the only person who was unable to answer a discussion question. A little background: I was in a little bashing mood that day. I felt that I had to do that for humor’s sake. Why do I always feel that? I don’t think I am a funny person. I can be funny, but I definitely am not that sort of person one would consider the life of a party. Oh well, it must be the food that I was eating. The discussion improved significantly …