Reading Pays Off

Parents always want their kids to be lawyers. And lawyers do make serious bank, it's true. But is money alone enough to fulfill that burning desire in your heart of hearts? Local author Christine Son would probably say, "Hell no." Once a small lawyer fish in a big lawyerish sea, Son finally threw out her briefcase and became what she always wanted to be: a writer. But here's the cool part: She's not totally broke! See, dad? It's possible! Meet Son in person at Barnes & Noble, 7700 W. Northwest Highway, at 7 p.m. Friday, when she signs her new book, Off the Menu. For more information, call 214-739-1124 or visit
Fri., Aug. 15, 7 p.m., 2008