How Do You Say ‘Quickie’ in French?
Power, as Henry Kissinger gloated, is the ultimate aphrodisiac. At
his star’s highest point in 1810 — he was then aged 41 — the Emperor
Napoleon was the master of […]
Wrong Place, Wrong Time Six weeks after Kari and I sat together in the surgical clinic, I
drove to Hyde Park to meet him at his grandmother’s house. The house
sat on a narrow two-way street not far off […]
On Reading Liebling I first read A.J. Liebling while lying in a bathtub at the Château Frontenac in Quebec. It was an August evening, not yet half-a-lifetime ago, and I had spent the afternoon driving in the […]