That’s all from me for the week.
Ms. Annie Reid of Vancouver, Canada, takes over most Fridays. She’ll be around tomorrow, I think — assuming she’s not, like the proprietor of Languor Management, breaking up with Mr. Maker’s Mark.
Meanwhile, if you ever bought a personalized Choose Your Own Adventure book — and you people know who you are — you should know that some authors are auctioning off quick walk-ons in forthcoming novels to support the First Amendment Project:
September 1-10: Michael Chabon, Amy Tan, Peter Straub, Andrew Sean Greer, Karen Joy Fowler
September 8-18: Stephen King, Lemony Snicket, Dorothy Allison, Jonathan Lethem, Ayelet Waldman
September 15-25: John Grisham, Nora Roberts, Neil Gaiman, Dave Eggers, Rick Moody, ZZ Packer
It’s the next best thing to having a real friend.
Enjoy the weekend, everybody.