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What are you trying to tell me, Walker Percy?

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What’s that? You want me to finish The Last Gentlemen now that your dear wife has passed? Sorry pal, there’s just no market for it.

(I suspect it was a telemarketer. But seeing as how I didn’t pick up, I’ll never know for sure.)

Comments

  1. That phone is like a relic of the old auto age. My guess is iit was Samway calling from the pay phone outside Waffle House.

  2. Don’t you think it’s a little strange that this happened on his birthday?

    AMDG

    • Matthew Lickona says:

      What are you trying to tell me, Janet – that just because the ghost of a beloved author calls me on his birthday, I have to finish my book about him?

      • If you do, I’ll buy it.

        AMDG

        • Matthew Lickona says:

          Well, heck, that’s mighty gracious of you. Thanks!

          • So you can’t say there is NO market. That is, by the way, the perfect title for a book about Percy.

            I would even review it on my blog which currently is read by about 150 people a day–well, except that 149 of them are spambots–but they have a really high opinion of the blog and I’m sure they would like your book if you would only visit their websites.

            AMDG

  3. Southern Expat says:

    SIGNPOSTS ON A STRANGE PHONE.

  4. I have news for you of the most urgent nature. Meet me…

  5. I saw his ghost in NYC. More anon.

    JOB

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