Nonfiction

305: E. Jean Carroll

She asserts, boldly if not entirely persuasively, that the supreme literary form is the advice column. She is rightly celebrated for hers, Ask E. Jean, which ran in Elle magazine from 1993 through 2019, and for winning the Miss Cheerleader USA title in 1964, the invariable precursor of an esteemed career in journalism. 

Person: P. G. Wodehouse
Place: Pokagon State Park
Thing: a Dear Abby column
Randy’s Thing: a passage from The Life of Johnson

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