Heads in Beds

The literature of hotels has its famous correspondents, from Eloise to Jim Thompson (a bellhop early in his career). Now you can add Jacob Tomsky to this illustrious roster. After ten years of dedicated hospitality service, he spills the secrets -- both naughty and nice – about an industry that caters to jaded, naive, demanding, and sometimes clueless transient customers.

 

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Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…

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