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Parodic Verses

These essays were inspired by Florence King reading the work of certain lady novelists. It is reprinted now to mark her recent passing.
Politics & Policy

Upper Crust

After more than two centuries as one of New York’s founding clans, the Roosevelts discovered that their family tree had so many branches that a woman could marry within the ...
Politics & Policy

Clare in Bloom

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. In 1997, I reviewed the first volume of Sylvia Jukes Morris’s gargantuan biography of Clare Boothe Luce, Rage ...