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At her funeral, we emptied cartons of her unsmoked cigarettes into a basket and set it next to the guest book, with an invitation to pick up a coffin nail in Mom’s honor...I do sometimes miss the smell of secondhand smoke. It smells like home.
Jan 28, 2017 Washington Post
added Jan 28, 2017 21:11
But he’s managing his addiction well enough. “The craving seldom overpowers me and, when it does, I know how to bypass it,” he notes. So what of me and cigar 5,018? I plan on smoking it this Friday. Caring friends and overbearing doctors often suggest
Jan 13, 2017 Washington Post
added Jan 13, 2017 22:34
includes an introduction by the English writer Will Self that belongs in the hall of fame of bad introductions...tries to one-up Mr. Hens by bragging at length about his own peerless nicotine addiction. This introduction is profitably torn out, the way sm
Jan 10, 2017 New York Times
added Jan 11, 2017 03:36
In his short, perceptive and thoroughly absorbing memoir, Nicotine, German author and Ohio State University linguistics professor Gregor Hens differentiates between the putative “last cigarette,” the one butted out on New Year’s Eve or other such occasio
Jan 6, 2017 Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 7, 2017 16:47
Along with some eye-opening facts about nicotine addiction, Carr clarifies how cigarettes actually do nothing to enhance enjoyment in life, writing, “The whole business of smoking is like forcing yourself to wear tight shoes just to get the pleasure of t
Jan 4, 2017 Vogue
added Jan 9, 2017 01:57
In “Nicotine,” the German writer Gregor Hens uses smoking as a vehicle to tell the darkly funny story of his life...smoking provides a vehicle for a story of domestic and national trauma.
Jan 3, 2017 The New Yorker
added Jan 3, 2017 07:28
Comparing the dangers of inhaling cigarettes with chowing down on candy bars may sound like false equivalence, but Gary Taubes’s “The Case Against Sugar” will persuade you... documents showing that Big Sugar paid three Harvard scientists in the 1960s to p
Jan 2, 2017 New York Times
added Jan 2, 2017 16:17
First-time author at 62 pens ‘Grandmas Shouldn’t Stink’
Dec 11, 2016 Roseville (CA) Press-Tribune
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
I’d have liked to have smoked with my grandfather...He died too soon. I’m convinced that he died because his cigarettes were taken away from him when he was admitted to the hospital after a fall,...I’ve often dreamt of smoking in an art museum.
Dec 1, 2016 The New Yorker
added Dec 3, 2016 00:11
His ninth book, Smoke Signals: Selected writing, will be launched tomorrow (Thursday) at the University of Sydney. It includes 71 essays selected from hundreds of opinion page articles, blogs, commentaries and editorials written between 1983 and 2016.
Nov 30, 2016 Croakey (au)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:47