Posts From the monthly archives: "May 2016"

In recent summers, my father has come to Manhattan so we can dine at the bar of the Union Square Café, go to a show, and wrap it up with a nightcap. This year, he suggested we see Anything Goes, the Cole Porter revival currently playing on Broadway. It was a reunion of sorts. When…(Read More)

CLOSING TIME

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One for My Baby It’s quarter to three There’s no one in the place except you and me So set em up Joe I got a little story, you oughtta know… Around 1947, Frank Sinatra first performed his doleful wonder One for My Baby, a 28 line one-way conversation between a man…(Read More)

NIGHTHAWKS

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Set in Manhattan in 1938, Rules of Civility is told from the perspective of a bright, young woman of limited means for whom a chance encounter in a jazz club leads indirectly to a series of life changes. There are a number of influences which inform the mood and themes of the book, including overt…(Read More)

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