Just a couple of quickies before I go laptop shopping so I can blog on the back deck or in coffee shops or in the middle of a forest or wherever the kids blog these days. Got to stay hip, you know.
--Save the Deli author David Sax sent me a very kind note about my recent posting on his book. It's nice to know authors actually check their own websites. Thank you again, David.
--The National Book Critics Circle award winners were announced. Fiction award goes to Hilary Mantel for Wolf Hall. If memory serves, when the book won another award a few months ago, I posted that I needed to read her. I've still no idea who she is but I had better get on it.
Finally, had you told me I'd ever utter a phrase with 'Margaret Atwood' and 'goalie' in it, I'd have never believed you. Check out this absolutely delightful video of the Man Booker prize winner in the crease:
(While I'm at it, check this vid from America's favorite all hockey rock 'n' roll band, the Zambonis: