My 6,128 Favorite Books

“…Six thousand books is a lot of reading, true, but the trash like “Hell’s Belles”
and “Kid Colt and the Legend of the Lost Arroyo” and even “Part-Time Harlot,
Full-Time Tramp” that I devoured during my misspent teens really puff up the
numbers. And in any case, it is nowhere near a record. Winston Churchill
supposedly read a book every day of his life, even while he was saving Western
Civilization from the Nazis. This is quite an accomplishment, because by some
accounts Winston Churchill spent all of World War II completely hammered…”

My 6,128 Favorite Books by Joe Queenan

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