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Interview Gerald Jacobs, writer & critic

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

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

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BB Archive Sparring with Hemingway, Robert Ruark 1954-55

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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BB Archive Gael Elton Mayo, Letter from Brittany, 1954

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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BB Archive Elton Mayo, The Problem of Working Together 1932

Many ideas and opinions based on a lifetime of research, expressed in speeches made half a century ago by my grandfather, George Elton Mayo (1880-1949), the psychologist, organizational theorist and acknowledged founder of the Human […]

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BB Archive Jean Anouilh interviewed by Gael Elton Mayo, 1956

From the archive: articles by Gael Elton Mayo. She interviewed Jean Anouilh (1910-87) for Queen Magazine in 1956. Best known for his 1943 play Antigone, an adaptation of Sophocles’ classical drama and a thinly veiled […]

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BB Archive Gael Elton Mayo, Spain Around Us, 1954

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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BB Archive George Elton Mayo The Descent into Chaos 1941

Many ideas and opinions based on a lifetime of research, expressed in speeches made half a century ago by my grandfather, George Elton Mayo (1880-1949), the psychologist, organizational theorist and acknowledged founder of the Human […]

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BB Archive Gael Elton Mayo, Letter from Madrid, 1953

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 Explores Soho Bohemia

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. […]