Last week I appeared with Ammon Shea at Real Art Ways in Hartford, Connecticut, reading and talking about books. (He talked about his, me mine. Maybe next time we can swap.) His is a word book: he spent a year reading the Oxford English Dictionary. But it’s not a word book like a lexicographer would do, it’s a delightful book about the experience of reading a book that’s a list of words (and he’s working on another book about reading books that we don’t think of as books: phone books, catalogs, etc.).
Anyway, I had a blast, and here are two photos: