I've been really fascinated by anything I can pick up on memory lately--heard a good program on 'To the Best of our Knowledge" today: How We Remember. My own memory is a complete mystery to me--I remember faces from the first time I meet someone and have a conversation with them, but when you ask me what that book or movie that I absolutely loved was all about, I struggle to remember details...I can get it after thinking about it for awhile, but what is that about?
Rebecca Solnit's A Field Guide to Getting Lost & this one:
Check out the blog here: www.stuffedandstarved.org. The author will be at both Modern Times and the Commonwealth Club at the end of August!