Dr. Livingstone, I presume?
Jonathan Franzen writes, of his guide to developing China, David Xu, "He had the fashionably angular eyeglasses and ingratiating eagerness of an untenured literature professor . . ." (92) Hullo.
I'll post a bit more on "The Way of the Puffin" later, as I did not hate it. At least, that is to say . . .