Martin B. Deutsch created
Frequent Flyer magazine in 1980 and was editor-in-chief and publisher for 15 years. He also wrote a column called "Up Front" for
Frequent Flyer during those years. In a career that has spanned seven decades, he has published and edited dozens of other travel magazines, including
Travel Management Daily and
Travel Age. For many years, he also wrote columns for
Travel Agent magazines. After Joe Brancatelli created JoeSentMe.com in 2001, he called on Deutsch, his former boss at
Frequent Flyer, to create its noncommercial format. He is based in New York.
MARCH 26: MY PERSONAL OPERA PLAYLIST
This is a huge moment for opera. A live Wagner opera will be broadcast on cinema screens nationwide this weekend. And next weekend is the premier of the 13th season of Great Performances at the Met on PBS stations. Here's my personal playlist to help you discover the best of opera.
FEBRUARY 14: SECRETS AND THE LIVES THEY CREATE
There is an easy charm to Jennifer Egan's writing that I like. And I'm clearly not alone. Her latest novel, Manhattan Beach
, is a big seller.