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Before Paul, I’d known just one person who’d gone from living to dead. He was Mr. Adler, my eighth-grade history teacher. He wore brown corduroy suits and white tennis shoes, and though his subject was America he preferred to talk…Read more

I am ten years old and I know every crack, bone and crevice in the crumbling sidewalk running up and down Randolph Street, my street. Here, on passing afternoons I am Hannibal crossing the Alps, GIs locked in vicious mountain…Read more

Settle for More
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Settle for More

Megyn Kelly

To know who I am, you have to know where I’m from.My family raised me in upstate New York with the core message: Be whoever you are. That person may (or may not) be extraordinary. We’re not going to lie…Read more

Swing Time
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Zadie Smith

It was the first day of my humiliation. Put on a plane, sent back home, to England, set up with a temporary rental in St. John’s Wood. The flat was on the eighth floor, the windows looked over the cricket…Read more

This pizza is inspired by Wolfgang Puck, the founder and chef of Spago and many other spectacular restaurants around the world. He made a smoked salmon pizza for Joan Collins one night and she insisted on having it whenever she…Read more