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Sometimes Less Is More

Maria Grant’s op-ed pleads for sanity in a world of excess and hyperbole

A $1.9 million bottle of Scotch. Photo from CNN.

Not all brilliant journalism makes it to the New York Times, New Yorker, or The Atlantic. Maria Grant, a gifted writer living on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, reflects on the problem of excess — things like $800 bottles of scotch and $100 million houses — and bemoans the over-the-top marketing used to…

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