I'm pretty sure I've talked about my complete adoration for John Green before, but, in case you missed it, he is one of my FAVORITE WRITERS. EVER. I'm still keeping my eyes peeled for a copy of An Abundance of Katherines, because, for some unfathomable reason, bookstores around here don't stock it. *Shakes fist at the incompetence of local bookstores.*
Anyway, I read Paper Towns a couple of months ago, and Green mentioned a song by Billy Bragg & Wilco entitled Walt Whitman's Niece. Being a Literature major, the song title immediately made me giddy. See? This is why I love John Green. Aside from being an amazing writer, he also has great taste in music.
I listened to the song for a while, but then something occurred to me. I own a blog read by people who love books. Uh-huh.
So, for you lit geeks everywhere, here is Walt Whitman's Niece: