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Influences: How Well Do You Understand How You Became Who You Are?

“If you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know.” — Louis Armstrong

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The book Pretexts by French author and Nobel Prize winner André Gide (1869–1951) is a collection of essays and observations on literature and morality. The book opens with a set of four talks he gave on influence, the limits of art, the importance of the public and the evolution…



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Ed Newman

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