Maud’s Lack of Moderation

I used to fall in love with a book and then devour the rest of the author’s work in the space of two weeks.

I stopped doing this in my twenties when I ran through Walker Percy’s novels, first to last, after picking up The Moviegoer on the advice of a friend. I ended up nauseous with boredom behind a copy of The Thanatos Syndrome, wishing all the characters would hurry up and overdose on heavy sodium.

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  1. This post was dying for an And Then There’s Maud title.

  2. It was tempting, you’re right. And then there are module, modesty, modulation, modernity — sorts of bad puns to be had as well. Not to mention the Mod Squad.

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