Sunday Sentence

IMG_2804In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

But one day, Stanley conversing with a distinguished visitor before a lecture, cast a glance in my direction and in a loud stage whisper said, “And that young man hiding behind his beard at the end of the table is Arthur Goldhammer, whom you should ask to translate your next book.”

Source: Arthur Goldhammer’s Memorial Note in the program for “A Tribute to Stanley Hoffmann,” December 3, 2015.

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