Why did Belle & Sebastian choose Trevor Horn to produce last year's Dear Catastrophe Waitress? Frontman Stuart Murdoch explains to the Guardian, "I was a big Yes fan," admits Stuart. "It was the musicality of it that attracted me. That wasn't why we chose him, but it didn't do any harm. We recorded the album at his mansion, and we would be at 'high table' when members of Yes would pop by and I'd try and eavesdrop on their conversations. That was nice."
The Contra Costa Times publishes "Isaac Asimov's Super Quiz." Test your literary knowledge.
The Globe and Mail positively review the book of stories by Julian Barnes, The Lemon Table, saying the book has "a feeling of poetic thoughtfulness."Posted by david on July 17, 2004