Category Archives: Michael Gates Gill

The Trainjotting Book Review: ‘How Starbucks Saved My Life’

How Starbucks Saved My Life, Michael Gates Gill’s memoir about how he goes from being an Ivy League son of privilege, working a cushy job as an advertising exec, to being a lonely old man who commutes 90 minutes each way … Continue reading

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The Trainjotting Book Review: ‘How Starbucks Saved My Life’

How Starbucks Saved My Life, Michael Gates Gill’s memoir about how he goes from being an Ivy League son of privilege, working a cushy job as an advertising exec, to being a lonely old man who commutes 90 minutes each way … Continue reading

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I Thought My Commute Sucked Vol. IX

From today’s WSJ, a review of the new memoir How Starbucks Saved My Life. Author Michael Gates Gill, son of longtime New Yorker staff writer/bon vivant Brendan Gill, has written about how his upper-crust upbringing and rapid ascent in the … Continue reading

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