The Enthusiast: In Praise of Karel Capek

“This is the power of ‘War With the Newts’: It leaves us staring with bewilderment at the ways that we — with our tiny acts of greed and insensitivity and willful blindness — did all this.”
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The Enthusiast: In Praise of Elizabeth Hardwick

“Of all the books I have reread to comfort myself, I have turned most often to ‘Sleepless Nights,’ not without a little bitter tang of irony because of its title.”
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The Enthusiast: In Praise of Julia Alvarez

“By the time I found ‘How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents,’ I’d already resigned myself to using books as windows rather than mirrors.”
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The Enthusiast: In Praise of Ruth McKenney

I wish McKenney’s life had been as joyous and carefree as her effervescent memoirs. But I rejoice that her books are still available at my hometown library.
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The Enthusiast: In Praise of Evan S. Connell

Again and again, when I meet people who don’t know the book, I find myself being a “Mrs. Bridge” evangelist, telling them that it’s a perfect novel.
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The Enthusiast: In Praise of William James

“The Varieties of Religious Experience” is a generous and endlessly insightful book about human nature.
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The Enthusiast: In Praise of the ‘Career Romance’

Written to educate young women about various industries, the books are as historically interesting as they are entertaining — sociology lesson plus soap opera.
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The Enthusiast: In Praise of Daphne du Maurier

What begins as a taste for this author’s twisty plots, briny wit and bracingly bleak view of marriage can become an addiction.
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The Enthusiast: In Praise of Derek Walcott’s Epic of the Americas

How one reader came under the spell of Walcott’s poetry. And a suggested starter kit to his poems.
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The Enthusiast: In Praise of Agatha Christie’s Accidental Sleuths

The doyenne of mysteries is best known for Poirot and Miss Marple. But her less famous detectives are the ones who keep this reader coming back.
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Ben Higgins Sounds Off on Becca and Amber Returning, That Chicken Enthusiast and All the Laurens on The Bachelor

Why did the chicken enthusiast cross the road? To be on The Bachelor!

When Ben Higgins’ 28 ladies were revealed earlier this week, there were a few noteworthy contestants….

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Wine Enthusiast 951 15 03 3 Bottle Neoprene Wine Tote Bag

Wine Enthusiast 951 15 03 3 Bottle Neoprene Wine Tote Bag


Wine Enthusiast 951 15 03 3 Bottle 3 Bottle Neoprene Wine Tote Bag Type: Accessory Features: Transport wine without losing its cool. This 3-bottle neoprene wine tote bag is a stylish solution to Bring-Your-Own, in a fashionable black messenger bag style with The Wine Enthusiast logo silk screened in white. Nearly weightless, the neoprene 3 bottle wine tote uses the same material for wet suits to insulate your wine bottles at cellar or fridge temperatures without clinking or shattering. Large exterior pocket allows you to hold a wine journal or wine passport. Features adjustable and detachable shoulder strap, padded carrying handles and 2 gel packs. Black only. NOTE: Neoprene wine totes can not be used with wine bottles as carry-on luggage on any domestic or international airline flights. For FAA approved wine travel luggage, please see our collection of Travel Wine Safes. Dimensions: 14″H x 11″W x 3″D
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