December 6, 2023 | Rome, Italy


Saddam's anti-contrition can fairly borrow from French royalty. “Apres mois, le deluge…

Lorraine Adams, terrorism, Boston, Algeria


Lorraine Adams' magnificent first novel about putative terrorists is informed by reporting on Algerian immigrants.



Black pumps, white purse, beige boots, the exacting bulemia of a month of Rome purchases.

In Rome, Fluide, Zest, and Crudo, night x 3.

Rome Cool

Quaint bar-enoteche are staple of Roman nightlife, but Fluid suggesta a sea-change.


A spotless mind

Italy personifies what masochistic doubters insists it already is: a second-rate South American plutocracy.