If ever there was an author whose oeuvre could stand to be rendered portable by conversion to weightless bits, Thomas Pynchon is it. There will be less crying out from his fans’ spines now that the reclusive writer of unwieldy tomes has gone ahead and taken the plunge to eBook-dom. Best of all, the symbol of Pynchon’s secret post office in The Crying of Lot 49 has been planted in 200 locations around the globe and you can use this shadow network to send messages of your own.
Perhaps you would like to use it to add to the growing mountain of commentary being solicited by the Justice Department from You! a member of the Reading! Public! for its civil lawsuit on eBook price-fixing. You have until June 25th to weigh in. Here’s how.