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The kind of books I like to read are the ones that snap, crackle, and pop off the page. They’re exciting, they’re funny, and they usually involve heroin addiction. I love them. Sure, they’re not exactly dense reads, but I don’t think a book’s value should be determined by how difficult it is to get through.
Now that you’re a few years down the road, you realize that you may have really screwed the pooch as far as career advancement and cocktail chatter are concerned. (“What year did you graduate?” “I…went to (name of school) until 1997.”) But it’s okay! You can finish your education as an adult.
A student uses the school computer to project a local news station onto the blackboard. The newswoman says, “Suspect wearing a ski mask and a suit detained in the Perry Castaneda Library. Suspect carried an AK-47, fired rounds and then committed suicide on the sixth floor of the library.”