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Tuesday Royals Links: Prospect Rankings Are Out

The Star and Sickels release Royal prospect rankings, which is, I suppose, our version of a postseason. Included: World Series talk, Ambrose Bierce, and Alan Rickman wondering an excerpt of Philip Larkin describing his readers. Perhaps I should write my version. Sometimes I imagine them sullen fleshy inarticulate men, stockbrokers, sellers of goods, living in 30-year-old houses among the golf courses of Outer London, husbands of aging and bitter wives they first seduced to Artie Shaw's 'Begin the Beguine' or the Squadonaires' 'The Nearness of You'...



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