The woman he should have married brilliantly recreates their romance.
James Salter: Last Night
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Vegetable Harvest: Vegetables at the Center of the Plate
Everyone in New York knew Epstein was an alleged sex offender. Why didn’t his friends drop him?
Everyone who likes tennis even a little will savor and learn from this book.
Ruth Reichl: Save Me the Plums: My Gourmet Memoir
I bet you don’t know the book or author.
Armchair readers will delight in the Salters’ peppering of the book with great French historical anecdotes.
Somerset Maugham: Ashenden
If there’s one idea that threads through Scarpa’s career, it’s the importance of looking hard.
“Jesus’ Son” is one of the ten funniest books I’ve ever read.
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— Buy it on Amazon. In 1973, in a coup supported by the CIA, the Chilean military overthrew the country’s first Socialist government. President Salvador Allende committed suicide (or was killed); Augusto Pinochet, General of the Army, became dictator. The cleansing of progressives began immediately. Before it ended, 3,000 Chileans had “disappeared,” 130,000 had been…