The Corner

I Haven’t Read Proust

Just kidding. But I have read Paul Johnson’s History of the American People, and unless I’m having a mid-afternoon brain burn (which is possible in this humidity), that’s where he writes about Rockwell in strikingly enthusiastic terms.

My own thoughts on Rockwell are here.

Terry Teachout — Mr. Teachout is the drama critic of the Wall Street Journal, the critic-at-large of Commentary, and the author of Satchmo at the Waldorf, which has been produced off Broadway and throughout America. Billy and Me, his second play, was premiered by Palm Beach Dramaworks last December.

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