“A bright, laughing face … a traveling-dress of a nankeen color … such were the characteristics of our fair guest.” – Wilkie Collins; The Queen of Hearts: A Novel; BiblioLife; 2009.
“Once you plow through the manual, you can program all your preferred settings, meaning the oven will remember just which shade of sienna you like your toast.” – Melissa Clark; Compact Cookery; The New York Times; Aug 24, 2005.
“George Perry is the Dutch uncle some parents wished they could send their son to — if the boy needed some straight talk.” – Rayne Wolfe; Lessons & Lambs; Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, California); Jul 29, 2008.
“I am charged with buying 30% of stocks through cater-cousin, Haggi Jalilov.” – The Advocate Disproves Statements About His Involvement; Azer-Press (Azerbaijan); Dec 22, 2005.
“But I’m not a luddite. I’ll keep my automatic coffee-maker, my computer, and my automatic dishwasher, thank you!” – Richard Packham; Elaborate Appliances Don’t Justify the Cost or the Space; The News-Review (Roseburg, Oregon); Mar 21, 2010.
“Daphne Merkin wrote that Madoff, with his avuncular charm, gave individual investors the sense of being part of an extended family.” – Clark Hoyt; Behind a Byline, Family Ties; The New York Times; Apr 11, 2009.
“What is not siphoned off in corruption is wasted, due to the ineptitude of those appointed on the basis of nepotism and cronyism.” – Mahreen Aziz Khan; Demo-crassy Rules; The Express Tribune (Karachi, Pakistan); Sep 25, 2010.
“This remarkable little book (People Power Uli!) includes jokes, text messages, cartoons, and poems of the revolt. It is both funny and a valuable record of samizdat literature and Philippine popular culture.” – Alastair Dingwall; Estrada’s Fall From Grace; Far Eastern Economic Review (Hong Kong); Jan 17, 2002.