Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. The idea is to give everyone a look inside the book you’re reading.
Play along: Grab your current read; Open to a random page; Share two teaser sentences from that page; Share the title and author so that other participants know what you’re reading.
I’m reading non-fiction but the opening is wonderful so that’s what I’m sharing today. It’s a bit longer than usual but that makes it all the more fun.
From Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void by Mary Roach:
“To the rocket scientist, you are a problem. You are the most irritating piece of machinery he or she will ever have to deal with. You and your fluctuating metabolism, your puny memory, your frame that comes in a million different configurations. You are unpredictable. You’re inconsistent. You take weeks to fix.” (15)
What are you teasing us with this week?