"Nonfiction storytelling at its highest: unflaggingly lovely, with scope, profundity, and power achieved through a mastering of the delicate."
From the New York Times
writer (The Last Fine Time
, 1990) and editorial-board member, a gathering of pieces that have appeared over the years (mainly in the Times
) quilted into a single year, a chapter a month. Result: captivating, subtle, and splendid.
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