Kanye West says he will work with Apple to make a hydrogen-powered "iPlane" to replace Air Force One. Neither the president or Apple itself appears to want to take the rapper up on his plan. And the plane that West suggested he wants to use actually appears to have been a concept created by a design student years ago. But West was clear that he hopes to design the official plane nonetheless. The proposal came during one of the most strange moments of an already bizarre meeting between the rapper and the president in the Oval Office of the White House.
The November selection is Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan. Visit our Audio Book Club archive page for a complete list of the more than 75 books we've discussed over the years. Or you can listen to any of our previous club meetings through our iTunes feed. See all the pieces in this month's Slate Book Review. Podcast produced by Benjamin Frisch.