The Golden Door: Letters to America by AA Gill – review

By David Cohen In Books

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3rd January, 2013
AA Gill, a critic for the Sunday Times, ranks among the most well-regarded British reviewers of the day. His name is affectionately known wherever fine restaurants and excellent television shows are trashed. But can he traverse the significant journalistic distance between eyeing up food menus and the small screen and doing book-length justice to something of the size and complexity of the United States? His love for the country suggests a positive answer. Unlike the usual subjects of Gill’s daytime job, the American dream belongs to Gill’s fondest imaginings, and The Golden ...

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