(Kirkus Reviews, July 2012)
Erudite . . . eloquent . . . opinionated . . . edifying and often very entertaining. (Publishers Weekly, July 2012)
The joys of reading Joseph Epstein are many. . . . Readers consistently find wit, whimsy, and learning at the most accessible and enjoyable level.
--Larry Thornberry, The American Spectator, October 1, 2012
(Larry Thornberry The American Spectator, October 1, 2012)
Mr. Epstein’s essays are brilliant distillations . . . [which] bring to biography a genius of discernment. (Carl Rollyson The Wall Street Journal, October 6, 2012)
About the Author
Northwestern for many years. He is the author of 22 books, many of them collections of essays, and
has also written for numerous magazines including the New Yorker, The Atlantic, and Commentary.