Barbara Walters: Audition
- I'm not sure what Barbara Walters makes now, but from 2000 to 2005, she reportedly earned $12 million a year.
- In Ye Olde Days, I used to do all my heavy reading in the summer and, if possible, on the beach. This made sense --- to me, anyway.
Beatrice's Goat, Page McBrier
- Beatrice Biira's story was turned into a children's book, and she was featured on “60 Minutes”, but I knew nothing about her until I read
Beautiful Ruins, Jess Walter
- I don’t lose books.
But we were at a hotel in Las Vegas with a wave pool, it was 101 degrees and umbrellas cost $100.
Before and After, Rosellen Brown
- Rather than endure the dreadful and marginally accurate televised news in the morning, I watch a few minutes of a dreadful and fake movie on Lifetime.
- I clicked on one of my favorite websites, expecting the usual blast of bad news and good opinion.
Between Meals, A.J. Liebling
- In 1926, A.J. Liebling had graduated from college and had bungled his first job as a reporter in Providence, Rhode Island.
Bistro Cooking, Patricia Wells
- The child had a softball game, which is how I found myself on a field overlooking the river as the temperature dropped to 45 degrees. In April.
Black Beauty, Anna Sewell
- The last book Ludwig Wittgenstein read --- the book he read as he lay dying --- was 'Black Beauty.'
I have always wondered why.
Wittgenstein was argua