Sorry we're not here to greet you. The Happy Booker has packed up kith and kin and headed off on an east coast tour, lumpy sofa bed edition.
In the meantime, make yourself comfortable, we've left plenty of lists of must-read books, literary-ish items and silly links to keep you busy for a while.
For those in the DC area looking for non-Christmas related activities this week, here's our preview of Shlemiel the First that appeared yesterday in
The Washington Post.
Happy Merry to All and to All a Good Night—