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#12 – Twenty-eight Artists and Two Saints by Joan Acocella

If I could magically trade places with anybody and try out their career for a day, I might choose Joan Acocella. She gets to review dance and books for The New Yorker. What could possibly be more fun? Twenty-eight Artists and … Continue reading

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#19 – The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton

Here is, basically, the impetus for writing The Art of Travel: “If our lives are dominated by a search for happiness, then perhaps few activities reveal as much about the dynamics of this quest — in all its ardour and … Continue reading

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