Same here. I picked up Devil in a Blue Dress because of Clinton.
On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 5:39 PM, cptpipes2000 <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com <rara-avis-l%40yahoogroups.com>, Mark
> Sullivan <DJ-Anonyme@...>
> > From TNR's blog: What Obama's Reading Bill Burton at today's WH press
> briefing, Oak Bluffs School Filing Center edition:
> > And here's what's on the reading list, because I know that some folks
> have been asking -- it's long: "The Way Home," by George Pelecanos; Tom
> Friedman's "Hot, Flat and Crowded"; Richard Price's "Lush Life"; Kent
> Haruf's "Plainsong"; and "John Adams" by David McCullough.
> > --Michael Crowley
> I first heard of Mosley because of one of these presidential reading
> stories about Clinton taking Black Betty with him to Martha's Vineyard in, I
> think, 1994. I picked it up that week and have been a Mosley reader ever
> since. It was the summer before my last year of high school.
> It would make me happy if Pelecanos (or Richard Price) gained a few readers
> as well from this.
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