The first time I read Dan Brown, I was just about to quit.

It was one of those books I’d read over and over, I think, that just made me want to quit reading, and then it just hit me like a freight train.

Like, what the fuck, I’ll just read it again.

I didn’t know what to think.

And then I read the next two or three books.

And I thought, this is how people feel about the book.

And the next few years were pretty good for me.

It just became my favorite book.

It felt like a personal affirmation, and I didn