Some of you will be devastated by this month's book selection. I recognize that many of you voted for other books. But the American people have spoken, and they have spoken clearly. In a campaign this long and difficult, this book's victory commands my respect alone.
We have come a long way from the superficial, judgmental book club we once were. There is no better evidence of that than the fact that this Ugly book beat out other, Prettier books. Let there be no reason now for an author to blame their poor book sales on bad cover art.
I urge all book clubbers to embrace this book, regardless of how you feel about reading it, for the good of our Smart Remarks book club as a whole. Embrace it. Find lame terminology and passages and overuse them. Describe sun rises and sun sets as the color of cat vomit. And above all, be Ugly.
We are fellow Smart Remarks book clubbers, and please believe me when I say that no other association has ever meant more to me than that. (besides being fellow Americans)