Old Songs in a New Cafe Author:Robert James Waller "This is a book about people and animals and things I care about. It's about growing up and showing your stuff, finding love, winning and losing, and getting older. It's about where I began and where I came to at a particular time in my life, as a person and as a writer. Iand I suppose it's also about where I'm headed, though I never seem to ... more »realize such things at the time. We come, we do, we go, and the doing can be a rather grand voyage if you don't panic and if you believe, as I believe, in magic and imagination and wizards who live along quiet country rivers."