comments on Donald Barthelme's soups, then asks me to get in touch through his website. Which isn't working. The wonderful news he brings is that more Barthelme is coming. Flying to America: 45 More Stories is to be published by Shoemaker & Hoard soon. And Kim, if your news includes the fact that you're in Greenwich Village now, as Google suggests you may be, I shall be furious. I was there last week, and could have popped in to see you.