Consider the source

Sometimes the best compliments that you receive about your book comes from the most meaningful sources. 

High school English teacher Bob Stewart listed SOMETHING MISSING as #5 on his list of Top 10 books of the year.  Having great affection for English teachers everywhere, this meant a lot to me.

And last week, one of my former students wrote to tell me that he chose to include SOMETHING MISSING as part of his summer reading and wrote his first paper of the year on the book, arguing that it constitutes “great literature.”

I’m not so sure about his thesis, but his words meant a great deal to me.