how much does what you “know” about a book matter?

Have you ever read or watched something thinking it was one thing, and it turns out you had seen a completely different thing? Maybe not, if you're not a space cadet like me. Let me preface this story by telling you that I've never read anything by either of the authors I'm about to mention, so the differences in their writing style wouldn't be a good hint to me that I was listening the wrong book. And they are both just books that I knew I should get around to reading eventually because I knew they were supposed to be good, not because I knew what they were about....more


This is by far the most awesome picture I took this week....more