Bush lost. He tells us, "The final tally was 110 to 95 in books; 40,347 to 37,343 in pages; and 2,275,297 to 2,032,083 in total square inches."
An hour or so after reading this, I saw, in a completely different context, the following from Mortimer J Adler:
"Regarding great books, the point is not how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you".
Today's listening: Garcia, Grisman and Rice, The Pizza Tapes. Three great musicians enjoying themselves.