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The Path of the Warrior

The Path of the Warrior

The hardest thing in the world for an athlete is to get out of bed in the morning....

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Mr. Rat Goes to Washington

Mr. Rat Goes to Washington

A recent profile in a New York glossy described him as a member of Wall Street...

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Color Theory

Color Theory

I crossed the river last week and went into the heart of darkness. Unlike Conrad’s...

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Oh Boy!

Oh Boy!

NEW YORK—‘Lock up your daughters! Is the world ready for Taki Jr?’ This was...

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Manhattan Memories

Manhattan Memories

NEW YORK—Ah, finally in New York, the city of superlatives, as they say, the...

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Playing Host to the Enemy

Playing Host to the Enemy

Thirty years ago this week my daughter was three and my son had not been born. I...

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The Great Vassilis

The Great Vassilis

Vassilis Paleokostas is the Arsène Lupin of the Olive Republic, aka Hellas or...

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Swiss Seductions

Swiss Seductions

Nicola Anouilh is the only son of the great French playwright Jean Anouilh—more...

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Love and War

Love and War

At Easter 1215, a young Tuscan married woman innocently flirted in public with a...

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Marked Men

Marked Men

Last week I ventured down to Geneva for a meeting with my banker, a gentleman of...

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Magic Mountain

Magic Mountain

A single plug by Sir Roger Moore late last year has turned me into a Papa...

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Madoff’s People

Madoff’s People

GSTAAD—If someone bet that The Spectator issue of 10 January outsold or was read...

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The Israel Lobby Takes Off the Gloves

The Israel Lobby Takes Off the Gloves

So what’s a few hundred dead Palestinian children when Tzipi and Ehud have...

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Madoff’s Make Away

Madoff’s Make Away

When Thierry Magon de la Villehuchet committed suicide just before Christmas, I...

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