Sunday, June 20, 2010

Dessa Talks to MTV

So, are we the only ones who didn't know MTV had a Book Club? Anyhow, MTV folks have asked our girl Dessa to tell them about her favorite author/book. Dessa's pick? "Consider the Lobster", a collection of nonfiction essays by the late David Foster Wallace. Dessa elaborates, amongst other things, on being inspired by Wallace, how her last album contains references to multiple books and why she likes Leonard Cohen. She also mentions that she seldom reads anything twice, which interestingly enough, was the thing local Twitterers thought was "intriguing." Dessa eventually responded with a tweet:

To which this guy replied:

Dessa didn't bother responding again. Guess why? She is reading, duh!

Submitted by @marrina.

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