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Nov 4, 2023

Author of Upstairs Delicatessen: 

On Eating, Reading, Reading About Eating,

and Eating While Reading 

Photo by Richard Bowditch

YouTube video of the interview


“Inside the NYT Book Review: Pamela Paul & Dwight Garner” (YouTube)

Garner’s Quotations: A Modern Miscellany by Dwight Garner (2020)

Dwight Garner’s book reviews in The New York Times

To the Finland Station: A Study in the Acting and Writing of History (FSG) Classics by Edmund Wilson

“A Book Critic as Wild for Food as He Is for Literature” by Jennifer Reese at The New York Times Book Review - October 24, 2023

Film reviews in The New Yorker by Anthony Lane

Politics columns by Maureen Dowd in The New York Times

Books by Cree LeFavour at

“Jayne Anne Phillips Finds Anguish and Asylum in Civil War America” by Dwight Garner at The New York Times - September 23, 2023

Machine Dreams by Jayne Anne Phillips (Buy This Book!)

Joni Mitchell - Blue (Full Album) at YouTube

Joni Mitchell Court and Spark album Part 1 and Part 2 (YouTube)

Books at by Sheila Heti, Otessa Moshfegh and Catherine Lacey

“Review: ‘Martial Bliss,’ a Loving Memoir About a Bookstore for Military Buffs” by Dwight Garner at The New York Times - July 30, 2015

Martial Bliss: The Story of The Military Bookman by Margaretta Barton Colt (not available on Kindle)

Columns by William F. Buckley Jr. published in National Review

Kindle Scribe

Books at by the poets Kay Ryan, August Kleinzahler, Louise Glück, and James Fenton

“Hunger games: A New York critic’s gluttony for books and food” by Adam Begley at the Times Literary Supplement (TLS) - November 3, 2023

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