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About me48 years old--MLS degreed, experienced in public library work, job-seeking Interests -- literature, travel, art (Paul Klee, Chaim Soutine, Modigliani, Bronzino, Stuart Davis, Schwitters, Edward Hopper, Ingres to name a few), bebop Jazz, Hollywood of the 1930s especially Warner Brothers films, Netflix Cineaste with Comic Book Guy tendencies...my Seven Deadly Sins in Order of failing are Lust, Wrath, Sloth, Pride, Greed, Envy and Gluttony...In Hell I will be transmorgified into a mute Blue Cow, eternally on fire, surrounded by priceless books yet Illiterate. Two periods I wish I lived in...London in the Age of Johnson, or Hollywood in the Age of Jack Warner...Favorite Wine -- Nobilo Sauvignon Blanc from the Marlborough region of New Zealand; Favorite Whine -- "You don't understand MEEEEE!!!!! I have ISSUES!!!
About my libraryInterest in epistemology - how we say we know and how we organize what we think we know, the use and misuse of graphic representation, semiotics, what is called "classical literature" or the "canon", offbeat humor often called "Black", cosmopolitanism, managerial failure, forecasting and prediction, fallacious thinking (deliberate or unintended.
Real namePaul L Beck
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