Narragansett Book Club

Yesterday, I spent the evening with a book club in Narragansett. What’s better than wine, guacamole, and good friends? Many thanks, Betty, for inviting me to discuss The Trust. What fun. Your club is terrific, and I hope everybody made it back to New Hampshire...

Grove Photos from Peachy Deegan

Many thanks to Peachy Deegan, who forwarded these two NYC photos of Grove cranes. Peachy's knowledge of everything Manhattan never fails to amaze me. Note to readers: Grove O'Rourke has done well in these markets, but not that well. The overlap in names is...

“Whom You Know” Reviews The Trust

“Whom You Know” is a terrific website that profiles the best of Manhattan. Peachy Deegan and her team review everything: restaurants, places to shop, books, you name it. Recently, Whom You Know discussed The Trust. Here are a few excerpts from what Peachy...

What’s a Doppelnamer?

I had never heard the word “doppelnamer” until I read Carrie Kirby's terrific article in today's SF Chronicle. Google's not only changing the way we live. It's changing the way we speak. Hint: “doppelnamer” is a condition, sort...