A penumbra of somber dignity has descended over his reputation.
To read Wilson...is to be instructed and amused in the highest sense - that is educated.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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James Atlas was born in Evanston, Illinois, USA. He is an American author, editor, journalist and publisher. He, the president of Atlas & Company, publishers, and founding editor of the Penguin Lives Series. A Harvard graduate, Rhodes Scholar, and onetime contributor to The New Yorker, he was an editor at The New York Times Magazine for many years. He has edited volumes of poetry and has written several novels and two biographies. His work has appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The New York Review of Books, The London Review of Books, Vanity Fair, Harper's, New York Magazine, and Huffington Post. He has written several books include: Ten American poets- an anthology of poems, Delmore Schwartz: The Life of an American Poet(Nominations: National Book Award for Biography and Autobiography), The great pretender, The book wars, Battle of the Books, Bellow: A Biography, My Life in the Middle Ages, and The Shadow in the Garden.
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