Monthly Archives: December 2014

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. Atul Gawande.

Gawande, Atul. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. Doubleday Canada Toronto, 2014. Downloaded as Hachette Digital for Kindle. NF; 12/14. Dr. Gawande is an American medical-literary superstar and, unlike Verghese and Hadler, for me he avoids the … Continue reading

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Everything Changes. Jonathan Tropper.

Tropper, Jonathan. Everything Changes. Bantam Dell, New York, 2005. Presume Hachette Digital retrieved for Kindle. F; 12/14. My wife Robin recommended this one and I liked it but ended up less than satisfied. I kept hoping it would get past … Continue reading

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Lee, Toronto.

December 2014. We ate here several years ago, before the owner Susur Lee opened his ill-fated restaurant in New York. As I understand it he’s involved in two or three other restaurants, in Toronto and I think in Washington DC. Without … Continue reading

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The Art Gallery Experience

I’ve referred to this in the lot of book reviews so I think I’d better try to describe what I mean. I have a blind spot for graphic art, painting, or whatever it’s properly called. I think I bring some … Continue reading

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