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In 1971, Patricia Tierney published her memoir of life as a female creative on Madison Avenue in the 1960s. Was it “Mad Men”? Was it “A Big Life”? Was it worth reading?

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from Brain Pickings

A Beginning, Not a Decline: Colette on the Splendor of Autumn and the Autumn of Life

Colette on Writing the Blissful Obsessive-Compulsiveness of Creative Work and Withstanding Naysayers

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from The Agency Review

The Global Brand

Really insightful - so much so, it's required reading in the class i teach

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from The Agency Review

Mad Men Unbuttoned: A Romp Through 1960s America

Culture is Advertising’s currency and Natasha Vargas-Cooper unpacks the 60s to better understand both; The Agency Review looks at “Mad Men Unbuttoned”

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from Creative Review

Penguin by Designers: David Pelham

Pelican

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The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction (repost)

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from The Agency Review

The Big Short

The best explanation of what happened on Wall Street in 2008 and why – which makes it required reading for everybody in business today

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from The Agency Review

2012 – The Year in (The Agency) Review

For a year, The Agency Review has been telling you what we’ve been reading & why. Now it’s someone else’s turn.

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What a memoir about firefighting can teach us about writing, America and ourselves.

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