The amazing Herman Wouk

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The amazing Herman Wouk

Postby Upton_O_Goode » Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:40 pm

When you think that there are US Presidents 30 years younger than this guy who can't begin to express themselves half as clearly, this becomes inspirational!
"Musica est exercitium arithmeticae occultum nescientis se numerare animi." (Music is a mysterious exercise of the numerical art by a mind that does not realize it is counting.)

Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (1646--1716), in a letter of April 17, 1712 to Christian Goldbach (1690--1764)

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Re: The amazing Herman Wouk

Postby KevinLevites » Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:12 am

I've always like Herman Wouk.

My favorite book by him is City Boy...a kind of coming of age tale set in the Bronx during the 1920's. It was written in 1949, and held up very well.

Wouk has just turned 102.


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