|1.||The Da Vinci Code|
1. Book that resulted in thousands of hectares of cruelly misspent paper. An ecological tragedy.
2. Self-help novel for the theologically impaired.
3. Ego-booster for sufferers of minimal-attention span disorder.
4. Least popular subject of conversation between my wife and myself.
"Guess what?! I just finished the Da Vinci Code and---"
"Don't. Just don't."