He rolls on the floor, laughing and pulling books from the shelf one by one. Onlooking from a few feet away, his friend smiles and answers each ridiculous question asked. While both have been drinking, one started much earlier.
Shouting out whether each book is good or not, a small stack of three books is constructed. Towering perilously near the stackers head. Rolling onto his side and smiling, he gently pulls off the small brown hard cover book from the top. A collection of short stories, he exclaims the author's name happily before flipping the book open to the story: The Nose.