February 2, 2015, Monday afternoon -- Reading François-René de Chateaubriand

In Noe Valley
He is reading a collection of short stories by François-René de Chateaubriand, for a 19th century short story class at San Francisco State.

A couple of authors he reads a lot of are Christopher Rice (son of Anne Rice), who writes thrillers and mysteries; and Émile Zola, a 19th century French novelist.