Mindless trivia – painful to hear, but does reading it serve up a soothing antidote to opinionated judgments? What would you read to neutralize everyday drama? Funny stories are hard to find – laugh out loud – even harder.
Christopher Moore may scandalize the little old ladies of the book club, but he is funny. You might start with Fluke (whales are smarter than us), then ease into Lamb, an irreverent Gospel according to Biff. If you are still game, move to more bawdy territory in the Island of the Sequined Love Nun.