Chapter 40 – highly quotable on three-star Michelin restaurant workings
…like King Mithridates, who had taken increasing does of poison until he no longer susceptible to its effects, xxyyzz no longer cared a whit about his reputation.
… dressed in spectacular Nigerian kitenge dress …
Chapter 35 – many quotables on the making of a former Jesuit priest.
…a twenty-first-century bonfire of the vanities. And what better place to do it than New York City, the Florence of the modern world, the city of billionaires and bums, the richest and the poorest, the midnight playground of the rich and the midnight pit of despair of the poor.
“Down With the One Percenters!”
“Decapitate Corporate Greedsters!”
“Who Owns You?”
“Welcome To The New Bonfire of The Vanities.”
“The Best Thing in Life Aren’t “’Things’.”
“Consumerism is a Fatal Illness.”