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Palm Sunday by Kurt Vonnegut
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Henry “Hank” Chinaski, the protagonist of Ham on Rye is the alter ego of the author Charles Bukowski. Both were born in Germany and grew up in depression era Los Angeles. Both suffered learning difficulties (Bukowski was dyslexic) and were outcasts, ...more
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Gerd Leonhard's is a bold title indeed, The Future of Content. For me, implied within were answers to big questions: What will future content, successful media offerings look like? What is the media consumer/user looking for? How will the future inte ...more
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I think it’s possible to say to most authors, “Italo Calvino forgot more about writing than you’ll ever know,” and you’d be right. Probable too, those slurred who are familiar with him would offer little argument. This statement may be considered out ...more
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“As for literary criticism in general: I have long felt that any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel or a play or a poem is preposterous. He or she is like a person who has put on full armor and attacked a hot fudge sundae or a banana split.”
Kurt Vonnegut, Palm Sunday: An Autobiographical Collage

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