Books that have influenced me a symposium.

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Published by G. A. Natesan in Madras .

Written in English

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Preface signed: B. Natesan.

Book details

ContributionsNatesan, B.
LC ClassificationsZ1003 .B722
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 144 p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5118123M
LC Control Number74191121

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For me, it happened when I was eleven. Although Lenny Bruce was a standup comedian, the book's influence on me was more to do with my everyday attitudes than my work. I didn't become a comic until about 10 years after I read it.

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In response, someone asked me to name the books that influenced me, but whose influence I probably was not aware of. Let’s ignore the semi-contradiction in that request and plow straight ahead.

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Well, outside of the Bible, the most influential book in my life—and to answer that needs a footnote, which is where I was at that time in my life and how I needed to hear what that book had to say—would be A Body of Divinity by Thomas Watson.

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