Everybody Tells Stories In New Orleans

"I didn't know anybody who knew anybody who'd written a book, with the one exception of Walker Percy, who was this freak who lived across the lake. But everybody tells stories in New Orleans.

A New Orleanian ran Goldman Sachs in the golden age of Goldman Sachs, [Gustave] "Gus" Levy. And I think it's because he really emerged from New Orleans with an advanced degree in spinning... And the financial world is all about that." - in L.A. Times