piece on toxic corruption in the banking system. I enjoyed Lanchester's novel, Capital.
My German Question, Peter Gay's angry memoir of Germany in the 1930s.
Head-Smashed-In? There's probably a powwow there this week. Amazing. Amazing people. Southern Alberta is beautiful, that high plains country. Wind singing through fence-wire, that high lonesome sound the poet Larry Levis first noted in his Whitman. Ive heard wind sliding across the grassland in summer with a sound like bedsheets tearing.
- Brooklin, Maine, United States
- We own a 1975 GMC Sierra Grande 15 in Maine and a 1986 Chevrolet Custom Deluxe 10 in West Texas. Also a pair of 1997 Volvo 850 wagons. Average age in the fleet is 28 years--we're recycling. I've published 3 novels: THE LAW OF DREAMS (2006), THE O'BRIENS (2012), and CARRY ME (2016). Also 2 short story collections: NIGHT DRIVING(1987) and TRAVELLING LIGHT (2013). More of my literary life is at www.peterbehrens.org I was a Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study for 2012-13. I'm an adjunct professor at Colorado College and in the MFA program at Queens University of Charlotte. In 2015-16 I was a Fellow at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The Autoliterate office is in Car Talk Plaza in Harvard Square, 2 floors above Dewey Cheatem & Howe. SUBSCRIBE TO THE AUTOLITERATE DAILY EMAIL by hitting the button to the right.