About Cody Walker

Cody Walker's most recent book is The Self-Styled No-Child (Waywiser, 2016).

Fall Forward

In my 190-plus posts for this blog, I’ve only once thought to sing the praises of A.Word.A.Day, Anu Garg’s brilliant daily email blast. Allow me a second huzzah: A.Word.A.Day is, most mornings, the Inbox guest I’m happiest to see. An…

There Ought to Be Clowns

I sort of swore off writing about clowns earlier this summer, but I’ve continued to hear their shuffling feet and their muffled laughs. A couple of weeks ago, former Texas Rangers infielder Michael Young almost coldcocked an ex-teammate who was…

Libraries, Little and Free (Part One)

I live in a town, Ann Arbor, that values reading. We have a handful of lovely bookstores; we have several handfuls of excellent university and public libraries. We also have a number of Little Free Libraries, six of which I…

Trump Card

I’m writing this post on a Wednesday morning, after having just read a spirited debate over the meaning of the Brexit vote in The New York Times. All five of the writers and theater professionals who were invited to weigh…

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