Thursday, February 14, 2008

Valentine's Day

“Don’t you think it’s the cheapening and commodification of something rare that we would all like to celebrate in private and at our own time?”

Jeffrey Eugenides, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the novel Middlesex, and editor of the new anthology My Mistress's Sparrow Is Dead: Great Love Stories, from Chekhov to Munro on why he and his wife have an antipathy for Valentine’s Day.

Hear him say it himself on NPR's ATC

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