Posts Tagged ‘The American Scholar’

A conversation with the essayist and editor Joseph Epstein

epsteinpicHere is a brief excerpt from Katie Bolick’s superb interview of Joseph Epstein for The Atlantic, dated June 30, 1999.

It happened once that GQ magazine was to photograph the editor and writer Joseph Epstein in his classroom at Northwestern University.

Minutes before the photographer … READ MORE

His Hour Upon the Stage

Actor Edwin Booth as Hamlet, c. 1870 (Library of Congress photo)

Actor Edwin Booth as Hamlet, c. 1870 (Library of Congress photo)

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Douglas L. Wilson for The American Scholar during which he explains … READ MORE

We Are One With the Sun

We Are One

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Josie Glausiusz in which she explains that, during the summer Soltice in England, she realized that we are all one with the Sun and “we” includes druids as well as NASA scientists. It … READ MORE

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 7/15/13)

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I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you:

 

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On Conan Doyle: Or, The Whole Art of Storytelling
Michael Dirda

Reading the Room: Group Dynamics for Coaches and Leaders
David Kantor

Groundswell: Winning in … READ MORE

The Bombmaker’s Burden

Oppenheimer in 1946 (Ed Westcott)

Oppenheimer in 1946 (Ed Westcott)

Here is a brief excerpt from Shirley Streshinsky‘s review of Robert Oppenheimer: A Life Inside the Center, written by Ray Monk and published by Doubleday. She explains why winning the atomic race … READ MORE

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 6/17/13)

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Keeping Up with the Quants: Your Guide to Understanding and Using Analytics
Thomas H. Davenport and Jinho Kim

Digital State: How the Internet is Changing Everything … READ MORE

Our Artful Brain

Reproduction of Altamira cave paintings in Munich's Deutsches Museum (Mattias Kabel)

Reproduction of Altamira cave paintings in Munich’s Deutsches Museum (Mattias Kabel)

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Priscilla Long in which she explains what it takes … READ MORE

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 6/10/13)

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Stiletto Network: Inside the Women’s Power Circles That Are Changing the Face of Business
Pamela Ryckman

Leadership Sustainability: Seven Disciplines to Achieve the Changes Great … READ MORE

The huge impact that a small liberal arts college can have

OberlinThe quality of education I received at Beloit College enabled me to receive a full scholarship from Yale University where I then earned a graduate degree in comparative literature. For many of us, attending a small liberal arts college (in Robert Frost’s words) “has made … READ MORE

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 2/25/13)

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Global Tilt: Leading Your Business Through the Great Economic Power Shift
Ram Charan

The AIG Story
Maurice R. Greenberg and Lawrence Cunningham

Global Tilt: Leading … READ MORE

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