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Beneath Paris

Beneath Paris

The French, I think, must be world champions in the production of books lamenting...

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Checking In With Liam

Checking In With Liam

I rarely buy The Sunday Times, a British newspaper with as many sections and...

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A Dream Wedding…for the Tabloids

A Dream Wedding…for the Tabloids

The Brits are big on weddings, and Pippa is getting hitched sometime this autumn,...

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On a High Note

On a High Note

The world is a dangerous place whose inhabitation always ends in death. Is it...

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The Dangers of Saccharine

The Dangers of Saccharine

I flew to Paris the day Brussels was bombed. It was a fine...

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Catalog Slog

Catalog Slog

Ours is a golden age of expensive cheap trash—or is it cheap expensive trash?...

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Wilderness: For Sale?

Wilderness: For Sale?

The Bahamas—A calm swath of turquoise sea protected by a hundred-mile string of...

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Blubber Blame

Blubber Blame

A recent paper in The New England Journal of Medicine describes the use of surgery...

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Not-So-Sweet ’16

Not-So-Sweet ’16

2016 will be a hell of a year, hell being the operative word. It will be the year...

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Hail the Ghoul!

Hail the Ghoul!

If pure, absolute evil needed one day to be translated into a singular eponym,...

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Flying Off the Handle

Flying Off the Handle

I am no great admirer of management as a science or of managers as people. The...

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Gluttons for Punishment

Gluttons for Punishment

I hate sweet drinks—Coca-Cola et al.—so passionately that I grow angry...

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A Probing Question

A Probing Question

What I don’t know about sex can fill a book. (Literally!) But somehow, contrary...

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I Believe You Will Agree

I Believe You Will Agree

Charb (Stéphane Charbonnier) was one of the people killed in the attack...

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