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More On Montaigne

“Mixed Up,” by Adam Gopnik. The New Yorker, 1/16/2016. Gopnik’s article gives many facts and insights into the life of Michael Montaigne, the 16th century writer credited with inventing the essay, and is well worth reading in its entirety, but … Continue reading

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The Sad Loss of Katharine White, By E. B. White

Katharine White was an editor and heart of the early New Yorker magazine. When she was hired at age 32, she was a graduate of Bryn Mawr, a divorcee, and single mother of two, one being Roger Angell, who would … Continue reading

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Another Old Man

“This Old Man,” by Roger Angell, The New Yorker, February 17 & 24, 2014. Roger Angell has been a favorite author of mine for many years in The New Yorker where he has been a writer and fiction editor.  Many … Continue reading

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