Character Studies

by Mark Singer

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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  • This is Mark Singer’s beguiling, must-read @NewYorker profile, “Secrets of the Magus,” that first introduced me and hooked me on Ricky Jay. One of the best profiles I have ever read about a remarkable and most singular man to Tweet

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Filled with profiles of fascinating Americans, this selection of biographical essays by the New Yorker writer features produce farmer Tom Chino, illusionist Ricky Jay, director Martin Scorcese, chefs Alice Waters and Wolfgang Puck, and many others. Reprint.

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