Quick Reads: Annabelle Gurwitch on “Free Samples”

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I really enjoyed writer-comedian-actor Annabelle Gurwitch’s short essay about free samples, “The Treasure in a Small Package,” as published in The New York Times over the weekend. You can read it here.

Gurwitch begins,

“You’d think I had asked for a swatch from the Shroud of Turin. That’s how my request for a free sample of La Prairie went over with the sales associate at the Bloomingdale’s cosmetic counter…”

Image: Catherine Keener and Jennifer Aniston in “Friends with Money.”