The thrill of the chase

My dad doesn’t remember, but he did indeed once say to me “[Dwight], three jobs you take on – pimp, drug pusher and journalist – and I am disowning you.”

But man it is fun to get a story, to get there First on a story. I am sure there was never a Golden Age, but the romance of scoops and exclusives…. sigh. Yes, I’ve read Scoop, and also Tim Heald’s hilarious “Stop Press” (to be reviewed imminently). But I’m hooked on the myth.

And what arrived today? William Manchester’s “The City of Anger” – which looks rather like the story arc of seasons 3 to 5 of The Wire…


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