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Cal Fussman

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Calvin "Cal" Fussman is an American journalist and author. He is a Writer at Large for Esquire magazine, known for the What I've Learned column, where he interviews leaders in various fields, which have included Mikhail Gorbachev, Jimmy Carter, Ted Kennedy, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, Jack Welch, Robert De Niro, Clint Eastwood, Al Pacino, George Clooney, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Bruce Springsteen, Dr.
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Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates - Jul 14, 2015
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“This is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must find some way to live within the all of it.” In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s his...
Cal Fussman
It’s a letter to his son about being a black male in America. I think it is required reading.     source
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Feb 21, 2006 (first published in 1967)
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One of the most influential literary works of our time, One Hundred Years of Solitude remains a dazzling and original achievement by the masterful Gabriel García Márquez, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of ...
Cal Fussman
If you’ve never written a book and you’re going to tell somebody you want to write a great book, read this and know what a great book is.     source
Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln
21 Powerful Secrets of History's Greatest Speakers
James C. Humes - Apr 23, 2002
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Turn Any Presentation into a Landmark OccasionEver wish you could captivate your boardroom with the opening line of your presentation, like Winston Churchill in his most memorable speeches? Or want to command attention by looming larger than life before your audience, much like Abraham Lincoln when, standing erect and wearing a top hat, he towered ...
Cal Fussman
For anyone who wants to speak, it’s a great book because there’s all kinds of tips on everything about speaking.     source
A Feast of Snakes
A Novel
Harry Crews - Jan 07, 1998 (first published in 1976)
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From the acclaimed author of such novels as "Blood and Grits" and "Childhood" comes a wildly weird and breathtakingly original visit to the rural South that reveals the exotic subculture that erupts in all its glory at the Rattlesnake Roundup in Mystic, Georgia. "No number of adjectives in the thesaurus can do full justice to the dazzlingly bizarre...
Cal Fussman
As soon as I read A Feast of Snakes and Car, I said I've got to meet the author.     source
Car
A Novel
Harry Crews - Aug 01, 1983 (first published in 1972)
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A young man whose father owns Auto-Town advertises that he will eat a car from bumper to bumper...
Cal Fussman
As soon as I read Car and A Feast of Snakes I said, I've got to meet the author.     source