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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Reactions to The World of Raymond Chandler: In His Own Words by Raymond Chandler (edited by Barry Day)

31-Jan-15

The World of Raymond Chandler: In His Own Words by Raymond Chandler My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book should be at the top of the list for “advanced” Chandler aficionados, especially those who haven’t revisited Chandler’s works in a while. Seeing Chandler’s actual passages alongside those of similar themes, across decades, creates wonderfully […]

Reactions to Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation by Tim Brown

31-Jan-15

Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation by Tim Brown My rating: 4 of 5 stars In the top quartile of the “pop business books sold at airport bookshops” genre. Written with sincerity and integrity, eminently readable, with several useful ways of seeing problems and solutions that might not occur to […]

The lovable Daniel Tatar performing with The Company Men at Feinstein's at the Nikko.

29-Jan-15

More music in Nashville. Whitey Johnson at Bourbon Street Blues and Boogie Bar.

27-Jan-15

John Mellencamp at the Ryman. Really imaginative instrumentation – upright bass, dobro, accordion, fiddle, harmonica, small trap kit – mixed in with solid body electric guitars and the like.

27-Jan-15

Carlene Carter – "my Mama was June Carter Cash and I grew up backstage here with Minnie Pearl as my babysitter" – opening for John Mellencamp at the Ryman Auditorium.

27-Jan-15