Nonfiction

411: Henry Alford

This writer is astute and amusing about manners, aging, and their intersection: “The shusher in the movie is always much louder than the person who’s talking; I’ve become a shusher.”  Impressively, he has the self-awareness to recognize it, the courage to admit it, and the sense of humor to make it bearable.

Person: Eddie Izzard
Place: this dance studio
Thing: a note from Miss Manners
Randy’s Person: Nina Simone

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