Monday, October 26, 2009

Flap a Day

Who "collected and published reliable accounts" of "colored rains, living things falling to earth, unknown objects in space and in the oceans, people who have mysteriously appeared and disappeared"? Charles Fort, that's who, as you can learn from the flap of the biography CHARLES FORT: PROPHET OF THE UNEXPLAINED by Damon Knight, today's entry in my admirable and ambitious plan to skim a different book flap every day for a year.