Cultural Amnesia (book)  

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"One insults the memory of the victims of Nazism if one uses them to bury the memory of the victims of communism."--La Grande Parade (2000) by Jean-François Revel cited in Cultural Amnesia (2007) by Clive James

"Aron's Realpolitik was distinguished by being real, as Realpolitik in the strict sense rarely is." --Cultural Amnesia (2007) by Clive James

"Men play at love to get sex and women play at sex to get love."--quoted in Cultural Amnesia (2007) by Clive James

"I have a number of pear-shaped ideas I would like to discuss with you." --W. C. Fields quoted in Cultural Amnesia (2007) by Clive James

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Cultural Amnesia (2007) is a book of biographical essays by Clive James.


The book is a series of essays on 106 people James has been fascinated by, most of them from the 20th century. The chapters are in alphabetical order of the subject's name, as follows:

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