by Hugh Aaron

My Life with Words is a collection of essays, short stories, classic movie reviews, and poems. On approaching his ninth decade Aaron has compiled this volume of such disparate writings because he believes these short pieces deserve to be shared. Will his writings be of interest to current and future generations? Hopefully yes, because they provide a view into what was happening on this planet and why over the course of a long lifetime. As the sages suggest, to understand the present one needs to know the past.
Reader comments: "It has been a wonderful ride reading it all." "Hugh Aaron's book is truly a modern odyssey of both a man and his time." "Reading My Life With Words is like sitting down with fine conversation and a good cup of coffee." "It is a trip of ideas and wisdom that come with age and experience. It is almost as good as the real thing." 269 pages. $19.95

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(From 1959 & 1960)
My Meteoric Rise and Fall as a Film Critic
by Hugh Aaron
- Daring and irreverent reviews written when the author was young. Published for nearly thirteen months in a local weekly newspaper, they ceased being published due to an astounding event explained in the Afterward. This collection of twenty-seven reviews exists for the sole purpose of giving the reader delight. They contain a refreshing intimacy. One has the feeling that the reader is ever present in the reviewer's mind. A partial list of reviews: The 400 Blows, Room at the Top, South Pacific, The Mouse that Roared, The Nun's Story, On the Beach, Grand Illusion.
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