The best sentences we read today

April 19, 2013

-- "'Was I a man or a jerk?' Saul Bellow asked a friend shortly before his death."

-- "The leaders of the G20 met in Washington today; their official communique was sent out, like any grand pronouncement, as a Word document posted on a Russian website."

-- "Even the humble doughnut has its own history that includes physics, technology, and competing claims of intellectual property."

-- "Two residential towers, dense with trees, will have their official opening later this year in downtown Milan, Italy."

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Neil Irwin · April 19, 2013