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Finally starting to receive random review copy through the mail. Lovely. Have been waiting for this perk to initiate since the first review was published…. Work with a guy (well, he’s emeritus) who was once probably the preeminent reviewer in the UK, or near the top. His pigeonhole (as they ridiculously call it here – and they laugh when I forget and call it a mailbox, which is, you know, what it actually is, a box where mail goes rather than a hole where pigeons live) still fills daily with unprovoked copy, most of which he leaves for others to take, some of which I have taken. He also gives them as gifts – when I was first hired he brilliantly left me this on my desk, which given the system we run where I work was an absolutely appropriate choice. But now I get my own, hurrah horray.

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August 17, 2010 at 2:23 pm

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  1. […] dizer sobre ele. Há algo aí, há um aprendizado aí – como também há no entusiasmo do AdMan quando começou a receber livros “espontaneamente“, que começaram a brotar em sua caixa de correio sem demanda, indicativo de um […]

  2. So “pigeonhole” is odd but “Hurrah horray” is ok? You’re assimilating despite yourself, sounds like to me. Mimetic contagion is unavoidable, I suppose:-)

    Matt Christie

    September 26, 2010 at 6:02 am


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