of non-wordiness and wordlessness

Garrison Keillor, writes a novel in a simple column at the end of the Tribune Tuesday. Every single word in this column is precious. A book in column-form.

In other news, these guys got together for beer. One of them said this:

“… we both had been cast as characters in other peoples’ narratives that we couldn’t control … if we take control of our own stories, we can take control of narrative.”

Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Then they agreed to “lunch together” at a pub in Cambridge. And the president was pleased.