Alice Sebold's Almost Moon: Almost Unreadable

It is not without a dash of schadenfreude that I rounded up the largely negative critical assessments of Oprah's Book Club darling Alice Sebold's long-anticipated novel The Almost Moon. I thought Sebold's runaway best-seller, The Lovely Bones, managed to make pedophilia schlocky: Lolita by way of Hallmark. The Almost… » 10/16/07 12:00pm 10/16/07 12:00pm