A single book can unlock an idea, start a business, generate a change, seal a life decision, open you to a new perspective, prepare you for some unknown adversity that lies around a curve in the road.
If he says his favorite book is Lolita you need to GTFO.
Phrase #9: Throwin’ shade, e.g. Girl why you throwin’ shade? Translation: Are you upset with me or something? Have I done something in particular to wrong you?