F. Scott Fitzgerald

Ernest Hemingway: A book review by Bob Morris

August 8, 2017

Ernest Hemingway: A Biography Mary V. Dearborn A Borzoi Book Published by Alfred A. Knopf (May 2017) A brilliant, probably definitive examination of “what formed this remarkably complex and brilliant writer” I have read several dozen previously published books about…

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Bohemians, Bootleggers, Flappers, and Swells: A book review by Bob Morris

June 9, 2015

Bohemians, Bootleggers, Flappers, and Swells: The Best of Early VANITY FAIR Edited by Graydon Carter with David Friend Penguin Press (2014) Yes, Virginia, there really is a machine in which you can return in time to the United States: 1913-193…

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How to Quit Your Job Like Sherwood Anderson: The Best Resignation Letter Ever Written

August 1, 2013

Here is an excerpt from a recent post by Maria Popova at her website, Brain Pickings. If you have not as yet checked out this treasure trove of brain food, please do so ASAP. Meanwhile, I invite you to feast…

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Famous Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers

July 23, 2013

Those of us who write for profit and/or pleasure owe a substantial debt to Maria Popova whose website, Brain Pickings, provides an abundance of valuable material. Here’s a case in point. According to Popova, “By popular demand, I’ve put together…

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Roger Martin: Interview #1 by Bob Morris

March 4, 2011

Roger Martin has served as dean of the Rotman School of Management at University of Toronto since 1998. He was formerly a director of Monitor Company, a global strategy consulting firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. During his 13 years with…

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