New York mag performs the heroic task of annotating Daniel Libeskind's new memoir, Breaking Ground. One snippet from the index centers on ex-NYT architecture critic (and Libeskind nemesis) Herbert Muschamp:
Muschamp, HerbertCan a movie deal be far behind?
Comes out against Libeskind's ground-zero proposal; Libeskind comments, "What insanity was this!" (167?172)
Has "wrapped his power around himself like a luxurious fur-lined cloak" (21)
Internal compass "swings quixotically" (22)
Keeps Libeskind waiting for an hour because he's taking a long bath (22)
· Ground Zero in 288 Pages [New York Mag]
· Breaking Ground: Adventures in Life and Architecture [Amazon.com]