Este divertido ensaio de Rachel Donadio, “It’s Not You, It’s Your Books”, no New York Times, inicia contando a tentativa de uma amiga de Donadio de justificar sua decisão em separar-se do namorado, que ela ainda amava, é claro
“Can you believe it!” she shouted into the phone. “He hadn’t even heard of Pushkin!”
Uma outra teve um problema, como direi… inverso
“I did have to break up with one guy because he was very keen on Ayn Rand,” said Laura Miller, a book critic for Salon. “He was sweet and incredibly decent despite all the grandiosely heartless ‘philosophy’ he espoused, but it wasn’t even the ideology that did it. I just thought Rand was a hilariously bad writer, and past a certain point I couldn’t hide my amusement.”
E como esse vários outros exemplos de amores e amizades, nada literárias mas muito engraçadas. Leia o artigo todo aqui.