Noodling for Flatheads by Burkhard Bilger (Scribner)—what a killer book, and his essays are amazing too. Find them. Stick your fingers into murky holes and see what bites. Oh, get ‘em while they’re hot—anyone want a couple of Burmese Pythons? After the last big storm, somehow, a three babies (only a couple of feet long) ended up in the bird bath.