Take My Advice

Take My Advice : Letters to the Next Generation from People Who Know a Thing or Two

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Just in time for graduation, a smart and edgy collection of advice for young people from dozens of the most creative and visionary people on the planet. Contributors include: Camille Paglia â ¢ Wayne Koestenbaum â ¢ Jonathan Ames â ¢ Jennifer Belle â ¢ Howard Zinn â ¢ Joe Dallesandro â ¢ Bruce LaBruce â ¢ Dr. Laura Schlessinger â ¢ Tom Robbins â ¢ Judith Butler â ¢ Martha Nussbaum Horst â ¢ William S. Burroughs â ¢ Larry Niven â ¢ Veruschka â ¢ Lydia Lunch â ¢ Spalding Gray â ¢ Eileen Myles â ¢ Roger Scruton â ¢ Ken Kesey Mary Gaitskill â ¢ Richard Powers â ¢ Mark Dery â ¢ Florence King â ¢ Mark Simpson â ¢ Bob Shacochis â ¢ Joanna Scott â ¢ Quentin Crisp â ¢ Carolyn Chute â ¢ Michael Thomas Ford â ¢ Alexander Theroux â ¢ George Saunders â ¢ Charles Baxter â ¢ Ian Shoales â ¢ Fay Weldon â ¢ Bruce Benderson â ¢ Scott Russell Sanders â ¢ John Shirley â ¢ Dr. John Money â ¢ Cindy Sherman â ¢ Richard Meltzer â ¢ Gene Wolfe â ¢ Abbie Hoffman â ¢ Diane Wakowski â ¢ Richard Taylor â ¢ Bette Davis â ¢ Arthur Nersesian â ¢ Jim Harrison â ¢ Martha Gellhorn â ¢ Lucius Shepard â ¢ Dan Jenkins â ¢ Steve Stern â ¢ Murray Bookchin â ¢ John Zerzan â ¢ Maurice Vellekoop â ¢ Joel-Peter Witkin â ¢ Stewart Home â ¢ Maxx Ardman â ¢ Katharine Hepburn â ¢ Bret Lott â ¢ Lynda Barry â ¢ Alain de Botton â ¢ Mary McCarthy â ¢ Hakim Bey â ¢ Anita O'Day â ¢ Chris Kraus â ¢ R. U. Sirius â ¢ C. D. Payne W. V. Quine â ¢ Rita Dove â ¢ Robert Creeley â ¢ Valerie Martin â ¢ Paul Krassner â ¢ Alphonso Lingis â ¢ Mark Helprin â ¢ John Rechy â ¢ Ram Dass â ¢ William T. Vollmann â ¢ Bettie Pageshow more

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  • Electronic book text
  • SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • United States
  • 37 b&w photos throughout
  • 0743242874
  • 9780743242875

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James L. Harmon is a descendant of the outlaw Cole Younger (Mum's side) and the renegade Comanche chief Quanah Parker (Dad's side). He rarely takes advice. A writer and artist, he lives in Portland, Oregon.show more

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