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Native Speaker by Chang-rae LeeThe current mayoral race provides a fitting occasion to read “Native Speaker,” Chang-rae Lee’s 1995 novel of ethnicity and city politics. In it readers meet Henry Park, a son of Korean immigrants who uneasily assimilates into New York life. As a private intelligence operative, Park infiltrates the team of a popular Korean-American city councilman with bigger ambitions and a bitter grip on American culture.

The Big City Book Club will convene online to discuss the novel on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 6:30 p.m.



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Shopping Advice at Loehmann’s

Dear Diary:

I have been a Loehmann’s shopper for over 40 years and have seen many changes. Designer labels used to be cut out, designer samples were commonplace, returns were not allowed, men shopping with their wives waited on a bench and there was only a communal dressing room. Part of the whole experience.

And if you were not alone, you didn’t have to go to social media to get an opinion; you just asked the dressing room.

A week or two ago I was in the dressing room in Loehmann’s on the Upper West Side and an older woman was trying on a designer top. It was pretty ugly and about three sizes too big. So I just offered, “It’s too big for you.”

She turned, gave me the once-over and said, “Well, you wear your clothes rather tight.”

Are there any traditions left?


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Native Speaker by Chang-rae LeeThe current mayoral race provides a fitting occasion to read “Native Speaker,” Chang-rae Lee’s 1995 novel of ethnicity and city politics. In it readers meet Henry Park, a son of Korean immigrants who uneasily assimilates into New York life. As a private intelligence operative, Park infiltrates the team of a popular Korean-American city councilman with bigger ambitions and a bitter grip on American culture.

The Big City Book Club will convene online to discuss the novel on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 6:30 p.m.



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Native Speaker by Chang-rae LeeThe current mayoral race provides a fitting occasion to read “Native Speaker,” Chang-rae Lee’s 1995 novel of ethnicity and city politics. In it readers meet Henry Park, a son of Korean immigrants who uneasily assimilates into New York life. As a private intelligence operative, Park infiltrates the team of a popular Korean-American city councilman with bigger ambitions and a bitter grip on American culture.

The Big City Book Club will convene online to discuss the novel on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 6:30 p.m.



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