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fold it into quarters then use that as a bookmark. Then i'll make notes on the bookmark of words I don't know or that I like, or that I want to know more about. Sometimes the mark comes up empty, sometimes I'll fill it across all four sides and the back. I found a bunch stashed in a desk drawer. In most cases I have no idea what books they're from but I thought I'd post them for your entertainment. Assuming you exist, of course.
Bookmark # 8 -
From Bunny Berigan - Elusive Legend of Jazz, and Pops - Paul Whiteman, The King of Jazz.
Harry Yerkes & his Syncopating Symphonists
Movie: The King of Jazz
Robison/Whiteman- Peaceful Valley
Leo Sowerby - Monotony
William Grant Still - composer
Edwin Snowball Harris
Harry Barris w/Bing Crosby - Rhythm Boys
Margaret Livingston - Innocents of Paris
All Quiet on The Western Fron (1930)
Weber & Fields - Comics
Fourage- Colonel Stoopnagle & Bud
Benny Goodman story? Film?
Eddie Farley & Mike Riley
Saturday Night Swing Club
Roosevelt Hotel - Jacksonville, FL
Rex Stewart - Black Cornetist
Film: Syncopation w/Jackie Cooper, Adolph Menjou, Bunny Berigan
Wingy Manone - Old Squareface
Al Jolson w/Paul Whiteman
Movie: Thanks a million
Sweet music- Wayne King, Guy Lombardo, Jan Garber
Film: Strike up the band
Film: 42nd Street
Freddie Slack & Ella Mae Morse - Cow Cow Boogie
Film: Rhapsody In Blue (1945)
Film: Atlantic City (1944)
Radio show- Paul Whiteman Club
Film: The Lambertville Story
The Goodyear Revue
Fifi D' Orsay
Bookmark # 7 -
No idea what this book was.
General Belmont believed in the divine right of white men
Bed of procrustes
Aut Caesar, art null us.
"When June comes dancing on the death of May"
Bookmark #6 -
I have no idea what book this is from, but I bet it was good.
The scent of Black Narcissus
Ne plus ultra
Chick Webb - Sweet Sue
The Happiness boys - Billy Jones and Ernie Hare
The Silver Masked Tenor = Joseph White
Rev. Andy Jenkins
Edward Abbe Niles
Boyd Senter and The Senterpedes
Joe Hanks aka Fine Arts
William S. Hart
The Pullman Porters
The Two Black Crows
Hiram & Hezekiah
Old love letters
Bookmark #5 -
This is from reading George Orwell's Down and Out in Paris and London
Danse De Ventre
Nancy boys - London
Apache boys - Paris
Cockney rhyming slang
BOOKMARK # 4 -
I'm guessing this was part of the Paris Review box set of interviews that I had. I loved reading that set, and I think I read most of the interviews within. It's where I discovered Eugene Walter via his delightful interview with Isak Dinesen.
Summary of prayer: Oh God pay attention to me! -Robert Frost via Ezra Pound
Ezra Pound - Cantos
When did we lose the appelation of humorist?
"Your blue eyes are closed, the world can rest."
The grotesques of childhood.
Yeats - Gyre
Ted Hughes - the thought fox
What is Ars Poetica?
"I think like a genius, I write like a distinguished man of letters, I talk like an idiot." - Nabakov
Andrew O' Hagan
John Gardner - Interview
"A room is, after all a place where you hide from the wolves. That's all any room is."
Ford Maddox Ford - Parade's End
George Seldes - Witness to a century
Jean Rhys - Wide Sargasso SeaSucriants
"We may not be able to teach you what you need or what you want. We can only teach you what we know. " - Prof. James Welch
BOOKMARK #3 01/11/2016
I must have been reading a bio of Roscoe Arbuckle at the time.
Roscoe Arbuckle in The Butcher Boy
Snaggs Maroone & His Highnote Highlanders
Al St. John
Bookmark #1 (Posted sometime in 2015)
john birdwells diary
captain fremont 2nd expidition
Lanceford Hastings Emigrant Guide
Bear Flag Revolt
Thirty Days Prayer
Emory Martin the one-armed banjo player
Natchee The Indian
Georgia Yellow Hammers
Buck and Wing Dance
Blind Joe Mangrum and Fred Shriver
Irvin S. Cobb