When she isn't reading, she's: Traveling, gardening, going to movies, listening to music, playing Trivia at Molly Malone's.Controversy and compromise in the boolc group: [Lisa] wanted to read A Thousand Splendid Suns, a book about women under the Taliban, but written by Khaled Hosseini, a man. There was some fervent opposition to reading a male author's book, and the argument went on for months. Finally, they solved the dilemma by choosing The Bookseller of Kabul by (female author) Asne Seierstad (about Afghan life after the fall of the Taliban) as the primary selection, and making A Thousand Splendid Suns optional.Her literary lcharma on trips: Years ago, her husband refused to carry her suitcase because it was full of books. "I have to take a lot of books. You never know when you're going to run out of gas in the desert!" Now she takes paperbacks when she travels, and when she finishes one, she leaves it in a drawer in the hotel room, hoping others will start doing the same thing.