Zeus Trounces Jeeves: 'Gods Behaving Badly' Is August's 1book140 Selection

By Jeff Howe

1book140_icon.JPG Perhaps Sophocles was right, and there's just no avoiding fate. Perhaps we were destined to spend August reading a postmodern tale about Greek Gods. Or perhaps Gods Behaving Badly by Marie Phillips simply got more votes than Right Ho, Jeeves and our other beach book contestants. Personally, I'm going with the latter interpretation. Either way, we have our August beach read. Go get your copy, bookies. Discussion begins Tuesday.

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