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August 9, 1999
Tama Janowitz, Unchained

After three straight disappointments, New York's original Lit Girl is back with a ballyhooed new novel, A Certain Age, a sad, skillful tale of nineties New York. She told you she could do it.

August 2, 1999
Crazy As He Wants To Be

Before Abe Hirschfeld's trial for tax evasion (he's also accused of trying to hire a hit man to go after a business partner), a psychiatrist found him legally sane -- an opinion about which reasonable people may disagree.

August 2, 1999
Higher Learning

Anyone can answer the question What do you do? The tough question is, Why do you do what you do?

August 2, 1999
House Bound

You faux-marbled your best friend's bedroom. She said you had a gift. Now all your friends are inviting you to dinner.

August 2, 1999
Money Talk

Never felt financially savvy? Wait till everyone hears you've chucked it all to become a day trader. Or a Realtor.

August 2, 1999
Brand-New You

Burnish your professional image by turning yourself into a brand. It all starts with a few well-chosen classes that could be more than just fun.

August 2, 1999
Field of Dreams

You don't have to be the star to be in the show. Every medium is made up of masses of different talents.

August 2, 1999
Acquired Taste

Get familiar with the fine arts of choosing wine, perusing antiques, making dessert, and . . . selling fine art.

July 26, 1999
The Sultan of Schwing

With his magazine Maxim -- and now Stuff -- Felix Dennis aims to put man in touch with his inner frat boy. Nobody needs a lesson in how to fold a pocket square anymore: This is the new high-five journalism, and beer and (semi-clothed) babes have never looked so good.

July 26, 1999
There's Something About Geno

A legend among his character-actor friends at Marylou's and Elaine's for his impeccable style and his long romance with the wiseguy life, Geno Durante hasn't been seen much in the movies, but he's played one role to perfection: himself.

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