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Gerald Jacobs Critic & Author Interview

BookBlast interviews Gerald Jacobs, Literary Editor of the Jewish Chronicle, whose books include Judi Dench: A Great Deal of Laughter, A Question of Football, The Sacred Games, Nine Love Letters & a novel, Pomeranski. Gerald […]

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Close Encounters of a European Kind 3:AM Magazine BB Archive

An early article from the BookBlast Archive, Close Encounters of a European Kind by Georgia de Chamberet for 3:AM Magazine first published in February 2007. After generations of slaughter on its soil, Europe found peace and […]

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Sparring with Hemingway Robert Ruark 1954-55 BB Archive

An article about sparring with Hemingway and the stamina required to be a writer fell out of Gael Elton Mayo’s copy of Robert Ruark’s Something of Value while rearranging the overfilled bookshelves in the hallway […]

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Gael Elton Mayo Letter from Brittany BB Archive

Gael Elton Mayo (1921-92) journalist, writer and artist, first wrote a column while living in Spain in the 1950s for The Spanish-American Courier. This piece came out in April 1954. In the northwest of Spain, […]

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Elton Mayo The Problem of Working Together 1932 BB Archive

My grandfather, George Elton Mayo (1880-1949), the psychologist, organizational theorist and acknowledged founder of the Human Relations Movement, had innovative ideas and theories based on a lifetime of research which he often expressed in speeches […]

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Jean Anouilh Dramatist & Screenwriter 1956 Interview BB Archive

From the archive: articles by Gael Elton Mayo. Jean Anouilh (1910-87) dramatist & screenwriter was interviewed by her in 1956 for Queen Magazine. Best known for his 1943 play Antigone, an adaptation of Sophocles’ classical […]

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Gael Elton Mayo Spain Around Us 1954 BB Archive

Gael Elton Mayo (1921-92) journalist, writer and artist, first wrote a column while living in Spain in the 1950s for The Spanish-American Courier. This piece came out in April 1954. Madrid is a small town, […]

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George Elton Mayo The Descent into Chaos 1941 BB Archive

My grandfather, George Elton Mayo (1880-1949), the psychologist, organizational theorist and acknowledged founder of the Human Relations Movement, had innovative ideas and theories based on a lifetime of research which he often expressed in speeches […]

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Gael Elton Mayo Letter from Madrid 1953 BB Archive

Gael Elton Mayo (1921-92) journalist, writer, artist, and contributor to Harpers & Queen, Apollo, Interiors, Observer, first wrote a column while living in Spain in the 1950s for The Spanish-American Courier. This article came out […]

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Philip Mann Soho Bohemia, Explorations

Philip Mann writes a special feature for BookBlast about Soho bohemia in the spirit of:  “For thirty years I hid my fame in taverns”. “Nobody is healthy in London, nobody can be,” the hypochondriac Mr. […]