techno-gimmick--"The Machine of Understanding Other People"--allows
the hero of this novel to dip into the minds of a random assortment of unique
souls, taking us along for a voyeur's fun, as we inhabit the consciousnesses of
beings ranging from a typical adolescent to some visiting ETs.
March 7: "Corporate America now desperately needs the powers associated with the poetic imagination not only to see its way through the present whirligig of change, but also, because poetry asks for accountability..."