There’s been a lot of talk about all the new voters added to the rolls for November’s U.S. election, but:

… for every voter added to the rolls in the past two months in some states, election officials have removed two, a review of the records shows.

Help others register to vote, or register yourself.

No, not the animal itself, but the Peter Matthiessen book. Unfortunately the New York Review of Books article is subscriber-only. The Pico Iyer review says, “If you visit the high plateaus of the Himalaya… you have entered, as The Snow Leopard shows us, a realm of allegory.”