It was the best of times...
I get a weekly e-mailed list of books that sold, and this was one of 'em. Do you think this will help your relationship? Personally, Dickens would not be my first pick.
DINNER WITH DAD writer Cameron Stracher's A TALE OF TWO SPOUSES: Reading Dickens With My Wife, recognizing the mind is at least as sexy as the body, in which the author and his wife turn to Dickens as low-tech tonic and aphrodisiac to restore balance and intimacy in their high-tech existence, jump-starting a conversation gone (largely) silent, to Bruce Tracy at Villard, by Lisa Bankoff at ICM (NA).