Sean Cooper believes that HD-DVD and Blu-Ray are DOA. Me? I’m waiting for this rerun of the VHS vs. Betamax war to play out. I’m also waiting for HDTVs to be affordable. I’m also waiting for the television that I’ve owned for eight years or so (which I rarely turn on) on to crap out. Oh, hell, who needs these toys when you’ve got books?
Methinks Bookninja doth protest too much. George, these are great titles! I publicly call for a Canadian-American literary exchange by post, in an effort to further tranquility between our two nations.
E.L. Doctorow: “I do no research beforehand. I start writing and find what I need as I go along. You will find very few inaccuracies, if any, in my account of Sherman’s campaign. I always hew to the truth, though in some matters my truth may not be yours because a novel is, among other things, an aesthetic system of opinions.”
Alas, the event was not recorded and unless some industrious person in the audience was taking notes, no transcript exists, either.