William T. Vollmann

One of the Yahoo reading groups has been reading William T. Vollmann this past quarter and I decided to read either Imperial (1300 pages) or Royal Family (800 pages):  I finally selected the short novel and keep it in my bedroom where I can read it in the morning sun sitting in my power-recliner (also known as the Heitzer) or sitting up in bed with the dogs sleeping around me (I commonly have to reread the parts where I couldn’t hardly keep my eyes open). As you might imagine, the reading is slow and my arms are getting tired holding up this tome in bed at night.

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