Word Up has many inexplicable literary crushes: Mr. Darcy, Ira Glass, Laurie Laurence, John Galt, Walter Burns in His Girl Friday. You know.
Then there's Alan Alda. Seriously, how can you not LOVE Alan Alda? Look at him!
Timed to our Alda reverie, the marketing mavens at Harvard Book Store just alerted us to a couple upcoming fall events, which includes this little gem:
Monday, September 10 @ 6:00 p.m.Alan AldaThings I Overheard While Talking To MyselfJohn F. Kennedy Library and Museum
He'll be chatting with former Globe columnist Tom Oliphant. Tickets are available by lottery only (we kid you not), so register now.