"Then it is dark; a night where kings in golden suits ride elephants over the mountains." - John Cheever

Monday, November 21, 2005

From the ashes

Review in the New Yorker of interesting-looking new history tome:
Postwar

3 comments:

Colin said...

And another one about about the differences between US and European working hours. Did you know that the French worked longer hours than the yanks in 1970?

john said...

Reading the first article made for a most stimulating lunch break. They've got style,, those New Yorker reviewer types.

Tom said...

I read a same review of the same book in LRB. It sounds great, though I don't know if I'll ever get beyond the reviews.