Beach Blanket Bile
The Guardian compiled a list of summer reading suggestions from various authors, poets, and notables.
Leaving no benign effort un-hated, leave it to Christopher Hitchens to offer the following advice for your summer reading pleasure:
I don't think of the summer as a reading period, any more than any other season. I therefore never have anything to offer. The whole concept of beach and book-bag is multiply repellent to me. I hate holidays anyway.
Ah, yes. The Sound and the Fury it is, then.
I'm alread concocting a Very Special Holiday Tale entitled "The Hitch Who Stole Christmas."