November 18th, 2008

make your mark this time

stolen from robinhood

* Grab the book nearest you. Right now.
* Turn to page 56.
* Find the fifth sentence.
* Post that sentence along with these instructions on your LJ.
* Don't dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST.

"What happened next when the Japanese conqueror entered Nanking can only be described as an orgy of wholesale assault against the remaining civilian population." - Against Our Will: Women, Men, and Rape by Susan Brownmiller.

huh, i didn't realize it covered the rape of nanking. i only just picked it up from bay books a while ago, so i haven't gotten around to reading it yet, or my actual book on the rape of nanking ... The Rape of Nanking.

IN MORE PRESSING NEWS, THAT OF DIRE IMPORTANCE, i got a haircut! picspam is imminent. also: new default.