Law and reality in publishing (seldom the same thing) from the author's side of the slush pile, with occasional forays into military affairs, censorship and the First Amendment, legal theory, and anything else that strikes me as interesting.
The usual consequence of being underneath the eagle when it soars overhead is not very good for suede jackets. (Am I giving away my age by admitting that I know what a suede jacket is, even if I never owned one?) Ice cream aside, though, some eagle droppings are worth gathering.
I like the way that Rushdie managed to maintain his deadpan throughout the interview. And at least he's honest about the blurbs.