Archive for November, 2011

Small Plates

Monday, November 28th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

In my personal Hell, I am forced to watch a woman on a fast-moving vehicle apply eyeliner, while a waiter repeatedly explains the phrase "small plates" to me.  Here's half of that scenario, from yesterday's New York Times. "Enjoy."

First Review of New Book

Saturday, November 19th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

So, the two big pre-publication reviews that a book is likely to get are those from Publisher's Weekly and Kirkus Reviews. I've just received a review from the latter, for my book about manners that will come out in January. ...