- There is another book, also by the name of Cloud Atlas. Or actually, The Cloud Atlas.
- The Cloud Atlas at hand, however, is about man's predatory nature. Or so my friends tell me.
- I should also be reading Salman Rushdie. How have I not gotten on that?
- And Oscar Wilde.
In other news....The FT decided not to go Obama-related in its books section this weekend. But it never hurts to contemplate how Google has become a verb and a starting point for virtually everything in our universe....
John McCain was on Saturday Night Live this weekend. It hurt to watch. Like Stephane Dion in the English debate, when he turned to the camera and said, "Don't believe this man." Oy.
Washington Post + book blog = Nov. 4 talk, of course. It's, like, three breaths away from Nov. 4, people! Eeee....
Last of all, for S., a dreamy tour of Calgary. You's got places to go, girl. Ooh -- and look who else is headed to Cowtown? Clearly this is a happening place :)