December 28, 2007,
News & Opinion
In the Wall Street Journal's Best Books of 2007, deputy books editor Mark Lasswell calls out Michael Gates Gill's How Starbucks Saved My Life saying:
At 63, Michael Gates Gill, father of five, found himself out of work, divorced, and nearly broke--not quite what he expected when he was growing up on Manhattan's Upper East Side, the son of New Yorker writer Brendan Gill. But then Mr. Gill found a life raft in the form of an unlikely job, as he relates in the memoir How Starbucks Saved My Life.