A few days before I left Luanda, I was taken by American friends to dine in a black-market restaurant. We ate at outside tables in a little enclosure on the street. The clientele all looked more or less as if they were black-market profiteers themselves. We were sitting right next to the rail that f…
Europe in Ruins
Coming to America
‘As a child in Germany I knew next to nothing about America’.
The Extravagance of the Italians
‘Of course, I learned long ago that this absurd adventure was my own fault. If I tell my Roman friends about it, they listen with amusement but also with admiration and alarm in their laughter.’
The Many Face of Jeff Goldblum
A few days before I left Luanda, I was taken by American friends to...