Brain Food, D1

Influences: The fabulous Lynn Doyle of "It's Your Call."

Pop Quiz: Leaders who write.

Books, D4

New from Chuck Palahniuk; what war really is; DigitaLit: An online communal history of Virginia Tech.

Perspectives, D5

A man who survived the Hindenburg disaster says he thinks he knows what caused it.

Commentary, D7

Chris Satullo: Nix on Knox; Tom Ferrick: A week left and it's still a cavalry stampede!