The Memoir of Barbara Amiel, Who Confounded the Gossips in a Story for Our Time
By SETH LIPSKY, Special to the Sun | October 13, 2020
One of the things that made me look forward to reading Barbara Amiel's new memoir is something she said shortly before her husband, Conrad Black, departed for prison. It was at a dinner for him at the Breakers in Palm Beach, where ten or so editors had gathered to buoy his spirits. At some point during the evening, I leaned over to Barbara and asked whether she was going to be okay.