In light of the finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards, I will say this:
I hated Never Let Me Go. SPOILER BELOW*******
Instead of making me ponder whether clones created for organ harvest would have souls, it made me wonder if I still had a soul after the torture of reading the entire book. It made me wonder if Kazuo Ishiguro has a soul. And while we're being honest, I'll just say I didn't think The Remains of the Day was all that great either.
But I loved Saturday, and it is not nominated.
We now return you to our regularly scheduled stories about clothes, shoes, and washing clothes.