The next draft of The Paper Midnight is ready. It’s not anywhere near complete, but this may turn out to be longer than I expected. Let’s see how it goes next week.

The Michael mystery is this: according to Social Security Online’s Popular baby names page, the name Michael jumped in popularity during World War II, became number 1 in a few years, and hasn’t been lower than number 2 ever since.

Why? I don’t remember any popular Michaels at that time? Was this a result of immigration?