Trifles Make Perfection: The Selected Essays of Joseph Wechsberg

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A Moravian By Birth, a musician by avocation, a writer by choice, and a bon vivant almost by instinct, Wechsberg was set squarely among a generation of mid-century writers that included A. J. Liebling, M. F. K. Fisher, Waverly Root, and Ludwig Bemelmans. Many of them found a home at the New Yorker and were routinely provided carte blanche to tackle any subject they found interesting. For Wechsberg, this meant the cultural life of the civilized world, which included music, food (especially classic French food, as prepared by ...

Trifles Make Perfection: The Selected Essays of Joseph Wechsberg 1999, David R. Godine Publisher, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9781567920925

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