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A. J. Liebling

Abbott Joseph "A. J." Liebling (October 18, 1904 – December 28, 1963) was an American journalist who was closely associated with The New Yorker from 1935 until his death

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To the Parisians, and especially to the children, all Americans are now 'heros du cinema.' This is p ...

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The pattern of a newspaperman's life is like the plot of 'Black Beauty.' Sometimes he finds a kind m ...

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A city with one newspaper, or with a morning and an evening paper under one ownership, is like a man ...

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Chicago seems a big city instead of merely a large place.

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It is impossible for me to estimate how many of my early impressions of the world, correct and the o ...

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Inconsiderate to the last, Josef Stalin, a man who never had to meet a deadline, had the bad taste t ...

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If the first requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite, the second is to put in your ...

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The primary requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite. Without this, it is impossible ...

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If there is any way you can get colder than you do when you sleep in a bedding roll on the ground in ...

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Southern political personalities, like sweet corn, travel badly. They lose flavor with every hundred ...

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Newspapers write about other newspapers with circumspection, ... about themselves with awe, and only ...

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The primary requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite.

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No sane man can afford to dispense with debilitating pleasures. No ascetic can be considered reliabl ...

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Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one.

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The world isn't going backward, if you can just stay young enough to remember what it was really lik ...

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