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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

What Books Mayoral Candidates Can't Seem to Finish

Posted By on Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 1:20 PM

Can't get through the basics?
  • Can't get through the basics?

Yesterday we learned that San Francisco has a somewhat bookish group of mayoral candidates. A video released detailed what books each candidate was currently reading in between their day jobs, raising families, and running for office.  But perhaps even more amusing is considering what books the literate candidates just couldn't get through -- for one reason or another.

As our Exhibitionist blog notes today, the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library

recently asked all the city's mayoral candidates which books they found too cumbersome, and posted a video of their responses on its blog, the Readers Review. Watch it below and find out who thought Sesame Street was too much to finish.

And guess who said The Bible?

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Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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