Sometimes, we all do things that have family members scratching their heads. Reading Fiction Editor Karen’s summer books review reminded me of just such an incident in my house when we were packing for a summer holiday. “I’m just popping down to the kitchen to weigh my books,” I said to husband John. “You’re what?” was the understandable reply. But with ever-decreasing luggage allowances, and varying weights of paper, a wise book choice can easily free up enough ounces for an extra pair of sandals. You heard it here first!
Sally Hampton, Editor
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