The Pure Heart Travelers, “I Like to Talk About Jesus,” live, Detroit, 7/12/17
reading table: variations on a theme
History is approaching a speechless end,
As Henry Adams said. Adams was right.
—John Berryman (1914-1972, MCOTD Hall of Fame), “The Moon and the Night and the Men,” excerpt
Never has human extinction seemed so richly merited . . .
—A.O. Scott, New York Times, 12/10/17