Jonathan Goldstein heads into an environment that's so hot that they people there believe that sweating—simply sweating—is getting something accomplished. Life in the Division Street Russian Bath turns out to follow a different—and superior—set of rules to life elsewhere. Jonathan's the author of the novels Lenny Bruce is Dead and Ladies and Gentlemen, The Bible!. (14 minutes)
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