Er, I stole this from the political blog Crooked Timber that I follow:
A committee setting exam papers, a long time ago.
Paper: Public Choice Theory
Draft question: “When is it rational to vote?”
Economist, with raised eyebrow, looking political scientist in the eye: “On election day?”
Hope we know what America did by midnight...
About FOOTPRINTS IN THE BAJRA (Cedar Books, New Delhi); By Nabina Das
"Fittingly for a poet, Nabina’s novel also has a strong lyrical core. 'Footprints in the Bajra' takes the homely image of the millet field as its central metaphor. ... But the novel is less a thriller about guerrilla action than a subtly colored character study of a fascinating group of individuals who intersect at various points in their lives ..." -- DEBRA CASTILLO, author, editor and distinguished professor (Cornell University, April 17, 2010).