A gardener in Newark, NJ tries to grow the world’s best peppers.
New Yorker Feb 1986
A profile of Edna Buchanan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning crime reporter for the Miami Herald during its heyday.
New Yorker Jan 2003
Visiting his daughter in San Francisco, the author longs for food delivery in Manhattan.
New Yorker Jan 1971
A visit to Walt Disney World.
The first thing I did at Walt Disney World was to take an oath not to make any smart-aleck remarks. A Disney public-relations man had told me that attitude was everything. So I placed my left hand on a seven-Adventure book of tickets to the Magic Kingdom and raised my right hand and promised that there would be no sarcasm on my lips or in my heart.