Three Stories About Book Folk
by Daniel Koehler
Once we learn to read for pleasure, we become "book folk." These three tales point out the humor and the pitfalls of pursuing the literary life.
A bookstore coffee klatsch turns into a battle of the sexes, two screenwriters retaliate after a snooty producer high hats them, and D.D.T. Mumford escapes the slush pile at his white shoe New York publishing firm by dumpster diving for a best-seller.