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It takes time, practice, patience and money to learn the difference between the truly boring and the spuriously dreary.
Being a sex symbol isn’t all it’s cracked-up to be.
There was no pop in his fastball, no drop in his curve, but Greg Maddux used his smarts to become the best pitcher in Major League Baseball.
Down but not out with the greatest publisher of the 20th Century.
Forever Presidential, Joe Biden, Delaware Democrat, Goes For Broke Against Robert Bork.
Jay Lovinger, the Yoda of magazine writing, and the invisible art of editing.
In 1992 Donna Tartt’s first novel created a sensation in the literary world. Tartt was a throwback, a T.S. Eliot freak with a southern-gothic past, as well as a breakaway talent.
A previously unpublished look at Martin Scorsese as he promoted “Mean Streets” in the fall of 1973.
What becomes a legend most? The unsinkable Jacqueline Susann.
Three scenes from Max Miller’s brilliant book that Joyce Wadler used to give all her young reporters.
The landmark New Journalism essay about Krim’s Crack-Up.
A reporter’s account of the Emmett Till trial—An American Tragedy.