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Writing Is Hubris – Part 2

Writing Is Hubris Part 2: Manhattan Transfer (to Delaware?) After graduation I married while unemployed, then got work as a junior associate in the corporate securities department of a very large law firm in midtown Manhattan.  There, over the years, I drafted and edited prospectuses for junk bonds and tender...


Writing Is Hubris – Part 1

Writing Is Hubris Part 1: “No man but a blockhead …” The hubris of writing is the expectation that a complete stranger will be engaged by something that you have written. If writing is an act of hubris, then writing about the American Civil War is an act of hubris...

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