Additional coverage of BEA can be found at Chekhov’s Mistress, Beatrice, and of course, the Elegant Variation. We just caught sight of a guy who is either Stephen Elliott or who looks like Stephen Elliott. There are bagpipes playing downstairs — presumably because lots of Scottish folks read books or Irvine Welsh is primed to make a surprise appearance.
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Signing off. There’s boatloads of people here.