Let's be honest, a majority of my conversation amongst friends would reveal that the latest book we've read was Green Eggs and Ham, but there might the occasional (or rare...) event that conversation might digress to something a bit more academic than potty training, apple juice, and sidewalk chalk. I'd better be prepared.
I'm nearly a third through The Song of Bernadette by Frank Werfel, something I've not read before. The style is a bit cumbersome, but I'm enjoying the story very much. Maybe I'll try something more mainstream once I finish this book, but as long as the book was on the shelf and I don't have to worry about late fines at the library it works for me.