Sunday, August 09, 2015

Authors Guilded, United, And Representing

"I will remember the kisses, our lips raw with love, and how you gave me everything you had, and how I offered you what was left of me ..."
Bukowski poem

Congratulations to TaxGrrrl Kelly Phillips Erb. She has ditched tax practice to write on taxes full-time for As they say grrrls just wanna have fun!
Authors Guilded, United, And Representing… Not Authors Techdirt

Tyson - it would be disastrous if Australia cuts long term funding in science

When Ioannis Ikonomou arrived in Brussels as an interpreter, the EU had 12 official languages. He learnt them all - then kept going and now ge can read Cold River in Czech ...

The subtitle is Essential Writings by Our Greatest Thinkers, and the editor is Elizabeth D. Samet.  Here’s the shocking truth: these really are writings by our greatest thinkers!  Usually I am allergic to the topic of leadership and all the more allergic to edited volumes.  But this book has well chosen excerpts from Thucydides, Cervantes, Borges, Marcus Aurelius, Tolstoy, Milton, Plutarch, and Shakespeare, among many others, and a variety of moderns, including Mandela, Gandhi, Frederick Douglass, and Osip Mandelstam’s poem on Stalin.

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