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"That I ever published a page of prose was due primarily to the dread prospect of spending the rest of my days in a bank." - James Stern

April 3, 2017 in Books | Permalink


or any kind of finance company.

Posted by: Sir Paul at Apr 4, 2017 4:34:49 AM

T.S. Eliot worked at Lloyd's Bank in London for several years. And Wallace Stevens had a long career as an insurance executive - he was even bold enough to have his secretary read his first drafts.

Posted by: Pete at Apr 5, 2017 1:50:26 PM