The Loom

Archives for January, 2008

I’ve been nosing around Facebook and Myspace for a few months now, trying to understand how these kinds of sites will influence the work of writers like myself. No terribly clear answers yet, but some interesting experiments underway. Facebook, for example, used to only have “profiles,” where people could create lists of friends and add…

End of the Journey?

Sorry to start the New Year on a down note, but the January 1, 2008 issue of the New York Times has a review I wrote about a book called No Way Home. It’s a sobering look at the decline of the world’s great migrations. I’ve written a fair amount about the marvels of migration…