|| The Journalist. Introduction to Wallflower at the Orgy ; Journalism: a love story ; How to write a newsmagazine cover story ; The assassination reporters ; The Palm Beach Social Pictorial ; The Boston photographs ; Russell Baker ; The Detroit News ; The Ontario Bulletin ; Gentlemen's agreement ; I just want to say : the world is not flat ; The making of Theodore H. White. -- The Advocate. Vaginal politics ; Miami ; Reunion ; Commencement address to Wellesley Class of 1996. -- The Profiler: Some Women. Helen Gurley Brown : "If you're a little mouseburger, come with me ..." ; Dorothy Schiff and the New York Post ; Dorothy Parker ; Lillian Helman: Pentimento ; Jan Morris: Conundrum ; Pat Loud: no, but I read the book ; Julie Nixon Eisenhower: the littlest Nixon ; Lisbeth Salander: the girl who fixed the umlaut. -- The Novelist. Heartburn. -- The Playwright. Lucky guy. -- The Screenwriter. When Harry met Sally. -- The Foodie. Serial monogamy: a memoir ; Baking off ; I just want to say: the egg-white omelette ; Gourmet magazine ; A sandwich ; I just want to say: Teflon ; The food establishment: life in the land of the rising soufflé (or is it the rising meringue?) ; About having people to dinner. -- The Blogger. The first annual "tell us what you're cooking this year for Thanksgiving dinner that you didn't cook last year" ; Hello, by the way, whatever ; Deep throat and me: now it can be told, and not for the first time either ; The curious incident of the veep in the summertime ; Hooked on anonymity ; One small blog ; On Bill Clinton ; A million little embellishments ; Scooter, Rosa Lopez, and the grassy knoll ; Reflections on reading the results of President Bush's annual physical examination ; My weekend in Vegas ; O.J. again ; Say it ain't so, Rupe ; Melancholy babies ; Take my Secretary of State, please ; On being named person of the year ; Condi's diary ; Some people ; What did you do in the war? ; How to foil a terrorist plot in seven simple steps ; My top ten New Year's resolutions ; Hooked on Hillary ; White men ; It ought to be a word. -- Personal. The story of my life in 3,500 words or less ; The legend ; Me and JFK : now it can be told ; A few words about breasts ; The mink coat ; Parenting in three stages ; The D word ; Fantasies ; On maintenance ; The six stages of e-mail ; Considering the alternative ; On rapture ; Revision and life: take it from the top, again ; I feel bad about my neck ; What I wish I'd known ; I hate my purse ; Christmas dinner ; I remember nothing ; The O word ; What I won't miss ; What I will miss.