"[Young's] experience with the ugly side of beautiful people disabuses him of his affection for shallowness. It's not just incorrigibles who long for something better than the breathless mainstream sideshow culture. Celebrity worship may never go out of style, but perhaps alienation is coming back in."
-- Michelle Goldberg, reviewing "How to Lose Friends and Alienate People" by Toby Young
(No, I'm not intending to be ironic in calling the thought cheerful.)