Bill Buford

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Aesthetic genius

When I saw Marisha Pessl in the New York Times Style Section, meticulously posed on an antique chair wearing a pair of high heels and a coy smile, I cringed.
Why can’t more writers be smart enough to be beautiful, handsome, or at least cute
By SHARON STEEL  |  August 30, 2007

Among the hogs

Neither fish nor fowl, personal journey nor critical biography, Heat is an enjoyable repast but not as satisfying as it could have been.
Bill Buford goes cooking
By CLEA SIMON  |  June 14, 2006