A Head Butler Investigation: The Eschaton, David Foster Wallace, The Decemberists.
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-1963
This might explain why a Dane would invent the Little Sun, a solar-powered light you can carry in your hand.
Tell-all books: Donald Trump, Hollywood and … Frank Sinatra
Aharon Appelfeld, one of Israel’s greatest writers, died last week.
The thing is, if you see more smaller films than the films “everybody” talks about, you see better films than most of the nominated movies.
Albinoni (or is it Giazotto?): Adagio in G Minor
Carl Jung: Memories, Dreams, Reflections
Solstice. The shortest day, the longest night: given the headlines this week, that’s metaphorically accurate, and on every level.
“The Best” of 2017
The Gift of Gifts: A holiday story
Buy it on Amazon.My mother is 100. She lives in California. I call her almost every day.The other day I screamed at her and hung up. Awful, I know. I make a joke of it. “I have a new definition of ‘elder abuse,’” I say. “It’s a 100-year-old person abusing a 70-year-old person.”Clever, but not…
There is almost no travel experience as pleasurable as walking home from dinner on a street out of a movie when the only footsteps echoing are your own.
Head Butler 2017 Gift Guide: The luxury edition.
The only resistance that matters — to me, anyway — is resistance that begins with an affirmation. Like: Yeah, what’s happening sucks, but over here…over here is fun and love and joy.