April 7, 2014, Monday morning -- Reading William T. Vollmann

Before his morning commute, at a coffee shop in the SOMA
Reading The Royal Family, by William T. Vollmann.  He moved here 7 or 8 months ago and is reading books that are set in San Francisco.  This one takes place in the Tenderloin and North Beach.

Among his favorite books are The Unbearable Lightness of Being, by Milan Kundera; War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy; and Paul Auster's The New York Trilogy