Book Revku, Vol. 67

No text messages
And no Tweets to be found here
Ah, the good old days

The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman (The Fear and Loathing Letters, Volume I) by Hunter S. Thompson (661 pp.)


Book Revku, Vol. 66

An unsung hero
A giant by all measures
And good with a pen

I Am the Blues by Willie Dixon with Don Snowden (258 pp.)


Book Revku, Vol. 65

The road is rocky
With many dips on the way
It's hard to be strong

Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin (221 pp.)


Book Revku, Vol. 64

There's not much to it
Though there's good stuff here and there
A quick, painless read

The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder (235 pp.)


Book Revku, Vol. 63

He doesn't mock them
Or at least not all that much
Which makes it better

Them: Adventures with Extremists bu Jon Ronson (320 pp.)


Book Revku, Vol. 62

The best I can say
About this large collection
Is I finished it

The Art of the Story: An International Anthology of Contemporary Short Stories edited by Daniel Halpern (667 pp.)


Book Revku, Vol. 61

I thought I might cry
Because of the subtitle
I didn't; I laughed

Are We Winning? Fathers and Sons in the New Golden Age of Baseball by Will Leitch (293 pp.)

What I Liked About October

*Cheap Trick, Northern Lights Theatre, Milwaukee, WI
*Chuck Berry and Johnny Rivers, Blueberry Hill, St. Louis, MO
*The birth of Delilah Jean Killinger
*Meeting T-Bones
*Tramped By Turtles, Turner Hall, Milwaukee, WI
*The jumbo pretzel, Mader's, Milwaukee, WI

*City Museum, St. Louis, MO
*Chess Studios, Chicago, IL
*Meeting Audrey Griswold (the first and best)
*Pi, St. Louis, MO
*Friends of the Library Book Sale, Ithaca, NY
*Riding the Red Line with Ronnie Woo Woo

*Hotch-A-Do, Milwaukee, WI
*Glow Party Bingo, Potatwatomi Bingo Casino, Milwaukee, WI
*The Elvis Club, Lakeside Lounge, NYC
*Jimmy Sturr, Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY
*Landmark Lanes, Milwaukee, WI
*The willingness of people with cars to drive me places