1. My review of Stanley Crawford's Log of the S.S. The Mrs. Unguentine is in the new Bookforum.
2. And here's an article I've been looking forward to: Dzyd Ben's take on the poets who populate the novels of...[take a guess].....[go on]......[you're RIGHT]:
3. I always enjoy the Fantasy & Science Fiction "Curiosities" column:
4. Thanks to those who came out to the Believer event last night—I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did!
NOW THAT the prospect of an American woman President in 2009 is impossible, it is worth considering that 120 years ago a utopian novel has that feat occur in 2000. Instead of Bush vs. Gore, a woman of thirty-five, Mrs. Washington-Lawrence, with a teenage daughter but no spouse, occupies the White House....