This morning I had to pull out the attorney gear and belatedly remembered that I got rid of most of my suits, which were out of style, in January. I’d planned to buy more, but suit shopping reminds me of lawyering. So I never got around to it.
Now I’m wearing a cobbled-together, semi-professional looking thing, and I’m off to one of these lawyer-y conferences that my job occasionally requires me to attend.
Some items you may wish to view until my return (which may be soon, or may not be until Monday):
USA Today on the popularity of The Da Vinci Code.
Fran Lebowitz still recovering from a “23-year-old case of writer’s block.”
More on the revival of classics. (Via Publisher’s Lunch.)
Elizabeth Bishop: Crusoe in England (in honor of Coetzee’s Nobel acceptance speech).