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Jay Jacobs ability with words is like a fisherman's lure that attracts and then carries my attention. Maybe even like an addict that can't get enough of his humorous yet consistently forward-moving prose that brings you along on his journey. I first read him in a small article in Gourmet magazine while on the Eurostar train going to London in the early 90's. I could barely keep myself from laughing out loud in the carriage so as not to annoy my fellow travelers. And, I was so awash with emotion ...more