Mountain Chic

Reflections and observations on culture, food, style and travel

For many years, I taught Neil Postman’s Amusing Ourselves to Death in my AP Language classes.  In this book, written in 1985, Postman argues that we are living in the Age of Show Business; that the advent and pervasive nature of television has significantly changed and shaped the way people think and operate in their everyday …

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It’s time for your monthly book update, just in time for the holiday season when (I hope) you may have a bit of extra time to read some of these works along with me. I just finished… Fates and Furies, by Lauren Groff, while I was in Prague.  I was slow to warm to this …

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