‘Sometimes a Person Lives Too Long’


Esquire has a previously unpublished “What I’ve Learned” with Studs Terkel, the Bronx-born, Pulitzer-winning writer and radio host who described his life as “an accretion of accidents” and died last week in his adopted hometown of Chicago. “Ah, Chicago,” he says. “Were I living in New York or L.A., I’d have been dead meat long ago.” [Esquire]