NYRB Classics collector. Reads anything, so long as it's good. Sometimes historian. Frequently grumpy: you've been warned. Also at aliceunderskies.tumblr.com.
My, this was fun. Why can't all of the rabid teen readers go wild and cultish over books like this one instead of--well, I won't pursue that sentiment since I don't want to get all polemical about unrelated books, BUT STILL. This one was a delightful fast read with just enough moral implications & social commentary to keep the shamefully delicious romance element from ever reaching vampiric levels of unbearability. I can't wait to get my hands on the sequel!