Lorrie Moore

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Lorrie Moore
Novelist and short-story writer

"Champagne celebrates good tidings, and many elaborate events—weddings being the most dire—are engineered just for a lovely glass of it. But why wait for happiness? Start directly with the celebratory drink, just as the Cowardly Lion achieves his quest for courage by first putting on a medal. Even Spanish cava in a cheap glass flute can produce feelings of uplift and communion."
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