When your body leads and your heart follows, and your mind thinks “Whaaaa??”

Since she had always considered herself a woman with broad interests, concern for world affairs, deep affections for a range of friends, and a driving ambition to pursue her own career, the discovery that apparently all she’d really wanted all along was to get laid by a particular snooker player was a little bit grim.

–from “The Post-Birthday World” by Lionel Shriver.