Tag Archives: The Fires of the Deep

Cleaning the “Silent 8”: History, Imagination, and Inspiration

Little by little, in breaks from checking galley proofs, I’ve had the joy of cleaning up this beautiful octogenarian typewriter, which brings our “fleet” up to five: This was a miraculous find on eBay, being sold by a nice couple … Continue reading

Light and the Writer

This is a quintessential summer night. The moon is just past full, and my electric fan is humming away, and I’m sticking to everything I touch. This is the sort of night for reading Millhauser’s Enchanted Night — just reminding … Continue reading