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Bob Dylan at 70

From The Millions: Lurking in everything Dylan has ever done, for better or worse, is the myth of America, its chameleon-like quality to be everything to everybody its greatest asset, permitting openness, not for the sake of change but because of its necessity. This is the history Dylan, who turns 70 years old today, has [...]

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The biography, Eric Hoffer: An American Odyssey (1967) by Calvin Tomkins is, first of all, brief. The biography part is only sixty-eight pages long, including the introduction by CBS commentator, Eric Severeid. The balance of the book includes many of Hoffer’s aphorisms and photographs of him. A burly man, Hoffer, born July 25, 1902 died [...]

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Books That Changed The World

Three lists: Top 10 Books That Changed The World 10 More Books That Changed The World Another 10 Books That Changed The World Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2011 James Ament Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Share on technorati Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post [...]

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Reflections on my Work Life

Reflections on my Work Life Until Retirement on November 1, 2005 It’s been said that doing work you truly love is better than being rich. While I’ve known a few people that could credibly comment on loving their work and being rich, most of them were entrepreneurs. I investigated a few entrepreneurial opportunities over the [...]

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Appointment in Samarra – by John O’Hara, 1934 It’s been perhaps 40 years since I’ve even thought about John O’Hara’s books let alone read him. I had never read this one, but in an act of pure spontaneity, I picked up a ratty old copy at the city library while browsing through the stacks. Oh, [...]

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