Snow White Doesn't Live Here Anymore

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The Once and Future Mayor Of New York

Being a mayor is like being a film director, a novelist, or a meteorologist: there are a lot of amateurs who believe they could do better. Consider how rare it is for a politician to display such patience. Then think about how far more rare it is for a politician to provide a response that isn’t canned. Koch was known for his quick wit; he was a member of The Friars' Club. Read More

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I thought this article was really very beautiful. I don't know much about the politics of New York, but I was definitely moved by this piece. Very, very touching.

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Gina Barreca, Ph.D., is Professor of English at UConn, and author of It's Not That I'm Bitter: How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Visible Panty Lines and Conquered the World.

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