Who was reading: A snow-speckled brunette with a fulgent nose ring and rubber rain-boots in houndstooth. She propped the book ajar with a steaming mug of coffee.
Claim to Fame. This book is best known for combining all the graduation cards in the world, and incorporating them into one epic pep talk.
And while it's hard not to be cynical about something so blatantly intended to inspire, it kind of weasels past your defenses, and makes you feel all positive in spite of yourself
Said Pausch: "If I could only give three words of advice, they would be, 'tell the truth.' If I got three more words, I'd add: 'All the time.'"
The truth? All the time? But what about those of us who can’t handle the truth? I mean, if people never lied, the majority of all novel plots would unravel faster than a poorly wound ball of yarn used as the Quaffle in a Kitten Quidditch match. Much better to leave something as dangerous as the truth “out there” ala the X files.