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  • teach a university program in leadership and organisational culture I speak and train in this field still and that work has sent me back to some ideas I used to trade in and some texts I used to plunder for the purpose David Whyte wrote a wonderful book called The Heart Aroused in a similar vein some ten years ago I want Read More A Book About The Consolations of Literature Published Thursday October 18 2007 Label Works In Progress My next work of prose after the green book is a book about the consolations of literature A sort of cross between Anne Fadiman s Ex Libris and Alain de Botton s The Consolations of Philosophy my book Reading Slowly at the End of Time is in my mind a tongue in cheek self help book for living the right life and doing the right things in an age when we may be running out of time to work that out My argument will be of course that everything one needs to know about love say and the journey of sorrow and the restoration Read More Poems Published Thursday October 18 2007 Label Works In Progress I have almost enough good poems together now to make a book That would be my first volume of poetry and I d like to see it published in the next year or so Read More The Little Green Grammar Book Published Thursday October 18 2007 Label Works In Progress The Little Green Grammar Book does for grammar what The Little Red Writing Book does for style The book shorter than it s red progenitor and simpler is due at the press at the end of January 2008 If I meet that deadline and it s going to be touch and go the book

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  • years I used to teach a university program in leadership and organisational culture I speak and train in this field still and that work has sent me back to some ideas I used to trade in and some texts I used to plunder for the purpose David Whyte wrote a wonderful book called The Heart Aroused in a similar vein some ten years ago I want to call my book either The Art of the Impossible or Don t Just Do Something Stand There The other book I want to write is Small Good Things Greater than the banal chores and implements of vernacular life but more vulgar than the rare exquisite or one off moments and artifacts at the other end of human experience are the small good things of which a good life is made Taking my lead from a fine little book by French poet Philippe Delerm The Small Pleasures of Life I would like to write a simple small and good book of mini essays on places events clothes activities animals tools weathers and so forth that make poetry out of everyday life in my experience Just thirty to fifty such things Five hundred words on

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  • my mind a tongue in cheek self help book for living the right life and doing the right things in an age when we may be running out of time to work that out My argument will be of course that everything one needs to know about love say and the journey of sorrow and the restoration of hope one learns by reading books To read is to take part much more intensely than it might seem in a conversation about who one is and what the world really is and what it might be if one could be more like one s best self more of the time the self one is as a reader My book s going to try to argue that far more of the magic books work on us happens through the telling and our listening than through the story The real narrative of the best books is not the story they purport to tell but the way a good reader is changed into someone much more truly like themselves than they were before they picked up the book But Reading Slowly is of course also a wonderful excuse for me to reread and be

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  • Works In Progress I have almost enough good poems together now to make a book That would be my first volume of poetry and I d like to see it published in the next year or so Label Letter From

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  • I used to plunder for the purpose Read More A Book About The Consolations of Literature Published Thursday October 18 2007 Label Works In Progress My next work of prose after the green book is a book about the consolations of literature A sort of cross between Anne Fadiman s Ex Libris and Alain de Botton s The Consolations of Philosophy my book Reading Slowly at the End of Time is in my mind a tongue in cheek self help book for living the right life and doing the right things in an age when we may be running out of time to work that out My argument will Read More Poems Published Thursday October 18 2007 Label Works In Progress I have almost enough good poems together now to make a book That would be my first volume of poetry and I d like to see it published in the next year or so Read More The Little Green Grammar Book Published Thursday October 18 2007 Label Works In Progress The Little Green Grammar Book does for grammar what The Little Red Writing Book does for style The book shorter than it s red progenitor and simpler is due

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  • projects at different stages of When people ask me How s the book going I m sure they think I m being prickly or pompous when I say Which one It s not that there are dozens just that I can t always be sure if they mean the one I said I was struggling to compose the last time we spoke or the one I was dreaming up or

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  • me is literature written from the soul of the world from the heart of the wild from the mind of Excerpt from Nature Writing Recent Post Why Write Prize Life Praise Life Getting Over Your Self A Peaceable Revolution Cool

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  • Info Credo Success Brief Life Contact Gallery Search this site Wednesday 1 December The Friend in Hand Hotel Glebe A wet night in the middle of a wet week But fifty fine people turned up Excerpt from Burning the House Down Recent Post Why Write Prize Life Praise Life Getting Over Your Self A Peaceable Revolution Cool Web The Lyric Stance Voice Place and the Lyric Essay Nature Me The

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