Woman on cell phone: Listen. It's a fucking book club. We all read the same goddamn book, and then we discuss it. What don't you get? Are you freakin' stupid? This is supposed to be a nice goddamn thing we can do together! –E Train Overheard by: homesick Middle-aged guy to another: I don't particularly like getting books as gifts, it makes me feel obligated to read them. –96th Street Crosstown Bus Guy handing out pamphlets: The passion of Sir Shizzle Manizzle! Come read the passion of sir Shizzle Manizzle! (no one takes the pamphlets) –13th & Broadway Overheard by: Fiammetta 20-something hipster, dismissively: Naw, they probably just wanna read books or something. –Greenpoint Ave & Manhattan Ave