The Press: Cracker Barrel

In the gently rolling hills of Southern Connecticut, within an hour or two's easy ride from any Manhattan bar, lies the greatest concentration of literary and intellectual celebrities and near-celebrities in the U. S. Some live there all year round, others appear in the summer. Tilling of the soil is widespread; as a topic of conversation it is universal. It was inevitable that one day from this bucolic Parnassus should come forth an urbane country weekly. This week it came forth: the Connecticut Nutmeg, an 8-page tabloid with no pictures except two large...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!