Monthly Archives: July 2008

DELIGHTFUL ENCOUNTERS FROM AN UNEXPECTED SOURCE

I have a new hero. Heroine, I suppose. Her name is Nina Berberova. An artist friend of mine knows an architect who studied at Princeton. Over lunch together — the three of us — he learned both that I’m a … Continue reading

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A NON-FICTION BOMBSHELL FROM THE PAST, ABOUT THE PAST

I don’t read much non-fiction these days, but I can enthusiastically recommend In Harm’s Way, by Doug Stanton. It’s the story of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis in August, 1945. I sought it out as research, hoping to wrest … Continue reading

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