I have not yet picked up Lionel Shriver's We Need to Talk About Kevin. I should get to it in a week or two. However, I just finished watching Gus Van Sant's film "Elephant." I urge everyone to see it. I'm still trying to process what I saw, what it meant, and how it made me feel. It's truly a unique film. I suspect it could serve as a companion piece to Shriver's book. It left me drained.