The Tournament of Books short list is live!
The Rooster crows! Check out the shortlist and judges for this year's Tournament of Books, presented by Field Notes.
Matt Pusateri is a freelance writer who lives in Chapel Hill, NC. See more of his work at mattpusateri.com.
More and more, we communicate today in short bursts of text. Letters may be dead, but we still write to each other constantly. A man considers what could be his last words to his children from a departing airplane.