Thursday, April 12th, 2012


The state elections are under way in Schleswig-Holstein (my maternal ancestral home), where I was shown this intriguing poster during a brief stop in Lübeck:

It may be a new farmers’ party, with branches in, say, New Zealand or Russia (home to the largest number of sheep in the world). Or perhaps it taps into that German romanticist tradition. But pirates? (ht ag).

Coming out shortly with Equinox (paperback a few months later). New title; new cover design by Jeff Iffe: