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"Metropolitan Diary" is the collection millions of fans have been waiting for - the best selections from the beloved New York Times column that has gathered together the quirks, foibles, and laugh-out-loud moments of everyday city life for the last two decades. Longime editor Ron Alexander has culled the column's archies for the most amusing vignettes, conversations, and o"Metropolitan Diary" is the collection millions of fans have been waiting for - the best selections from the beloved New York Times column that has gathered together the quirks, foibles, and laugh-out-loud moments of everyday city life for the last two decades. Longime editor Ron Alexander has culled the column's archies for the most amusing vignettes, conversations, and observations heard in movie lines and on buses, in restaurants (in delis, in particular) and cocktail lounges, and on escalators. City humor has distinctly urban, sly, sassy, and feisty characters, and that's captured here in these short anecdotes sent in by everyday readers, giving the Diary its authentic and cosmopolitan feeling....

Title : Metropolitan Diary: The Best Selections from the New York Times Column
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ISBN : 9780688148898
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 576 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Metropolitan Diary: The Best Selections from the New York Times Column Reviews

  • Peg Schoenfelder
    2018-12-03 22:10

    New Yorker insight with some humor and some excerpts not quite that.

  • David Allen
    2018-11-30 05:14

    NYC as small town? This book, like the NYT column it's drawn from, presents gentle vignettes, often laugh-out-loud funny, sometimes wistful, of real-life chance encounters and overheard comments. For some reason I like the column better than this best-of, but it was still a welcome tonic, best taken in small doses.