worth hearing • from NPR’s You Must Read This feature takes on M.F.K. Fisher’s Consider the Oyster which ‘demands, like a poem, to be reread immediately on finishing it.’
ot dead yet • American novelist Amy Tan is working on a new novel with her health now improved after suffering neurological Lyme disease.
above average • Saluting Libraries Garrison Keillor addressed the audience at the Closing Session of the American Library Association Annual Conference.
new pix • from the Guardian : “Anne Frank’s cousin gave up custody yesterday of thousands of letters, photographs and documents that archivists say will reveal details about the background of the teenage diarist who became a symbol of the Holocaust.” read more . . .
something new • NPR interviews NYT Columnist Anahad O’Connor about his new book, Never Shower in a Thunderstorm: Surprising Facts and Misleading Myths About Our Health and the World We Live In