ONE SMALL BLOW AGAINST ENCROACHING TOTALITARIANISM

“He is often called unpresidential, but this is a comical understatement. I am unpresidential. Chances are, you are unpresidential. Trump is unfit to hold any level of public office in any democratic nation on this planet.”
Sloane Crosley

I Like Big Brass and I Cannot Lie: Confessions from the Tuba World

Elizabeth Eshelman grew up in a family of tuba players and staged her grand rebellion by majoring in English instead of music. It was too late, though; by college, she’d already been playing the tuba for six years, and now, several years out from an MFA in fiction, she’s at work on a novel about love, vocation, the meaning of life, and—the tuba world. She can’t help it. It’s genetic.