I’ve never paid much attention to him, but he seems to have been quite a character. Here’s a foreword he wrote to a book in defense of a guileless restaurant reviewer in flyover country.
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It’s always been such an alien concept to me.
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When I was a kid, one of my classmates’ father shot himself, and she discovered the body. I wondered just how terrible that would be.