by Raymond Carver
Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge
Wondering about Carver's favorite authors? Here's a quote to fill you in: "There are many. I just finished Edna O'Brien's selected stories, A Fanatic Heart. She's wonderful. And so is Tobias Wolff, Bobbie Ann Mason, Ann Beattie, Joy Williams, Richard Ford, Ellen Gilchrist, Bill Kittredge, Alice Munro, Frederick Barthelme, Barry Hannah's short stories. (Source)
Number symbolism was involved in cathedral building. Read more here.