Gilbert v. McBride.

The day I’ve been anticipating for quite a while is here: my quarterfinals judgment at the Tournament of Books went live today. It has been such a blast participating as the reader judge in the ToBX this year, and it’s always, always fun reading the other judgments and reader comments.

I was set to choose between The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert and The Good Lord Bird by James McBride. It was a toughie.