IF you don’t know how to begin your book review you reach straight for the Dictionary of Quotations. So: ‘I never read a book before reviewing it; it prejudices a man so’ – Sydney Smith, essayist and compulsive reviewer. And there, you are started.
Book Review: Fred Astaire by Joseph Epstein
WHO was Fred Astaire? It is one of those questions that turns out to be a lot easier to ask than it is to answer.