The Literary Bucket List: Ghosts/Aliens

On “Ghosts/Aliens”: “THE BEST BOOK OF ALL TIME! (EVEN BETTER THAN THE BIBLE!).” So writes one soldier from Baghdad, Iraq in his customer review. Although I wouldn’t go so far, it got me thinking. With all the death and horrors of war around me, if I were in his place, it would take a freakishly exceptional writer to keep me in stitches. And if any book could do it, it would be this one. In a new feature we’ll call The Literary Bucket List, we’ll review books you should read before you die, particularly if your death is imminent and you want to die laughing, informed, happy, comforted, or all of the above. The first book to fall under this heading is… […]