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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 27, 1983, Tokyo, Japan Pacific sunday Pacific stars and stripes february 1983 18 books at Shaw has just about everything his ideals by Herbert Mitgang Hen he was still in his Early 20s and newly famous for his 1936 Antiwar Bury the Irwin Shaw was offered steady work and some fatherly advice by the head of the Rio studio in Hollywood come out get get a House with a by the time youre youll lose your ideals and then youll be he declined the advice and struck out on his own to become the author of 12 a Hal dozen eight collections of Short a couple of books of reportage and a number of forgotten he has a new Young audience of readers who have seen the television series based on his Rich poor and have noticed the lengthening Row of his titles on the and he has a House with a swimming Pool in Long islands Southampton and another House in where he and his spend about five months of the and he is fairly pleased writing about what interests and he did it All without being indentured to a movie author of the Young Lions Irwin Shaws life he turned 70 on sunday and Independent writing career coincide with just about half of this Century he experienced some of its More extreme moments himself and put a lot of the experience Down on he lived in Brooklyn during the depression and wrote a the gentle in world War he served As a private first class and later a warrant officer in the signal which provided the background for his War the Young the Hollywood and television blacklisting period for writers and actors and directors in the 1950s has echoes in his the troubled and his current novels and Short stories reflect changing american lives Here and at Home in and in a cheerful he talked about some of the High moments he has there was the Day i caught a winning pass at Brooklyn he i started out As a tackle and then became a halfback and Quarter Back i was the Only one who could remember the at one Point he resigned As varsity quarterback to devote More time to his studies in those years an athlete had to be a a of was reminded of the eight Yard one of his bes known Short in the he there were two especially memorable Days the greatest single Public High moment was entering Paris with the fourth division and going up the place de la concorde with our helmets and capturing and heading for the Ritz bar and the and drinking Brandy when the City was free for the first time since the nazi the other great private moment came a few months after the War and i got out of the army and came Home to my wife in the apartment we had on 74th Between second and third and shed my uniform and ill never have to put it on intimations of mortality in the last two after an illness and time in the he Felt intimations of he has but every experience counts for a he put aside one novel and wrote acceptable which came out last year and was touched off by his Brush with its protagonist confronts a threat that forces him to look Back upon incidents in his searches himself and imagines mysterious human forces and presses like his previous bread upon the it is set in the United and Irwin Shaw a popular writer so were Tolstoy and several critics considered it to be More intense than some of his earlier popular that is something of a red Flag for i cringe when critics say in a master of the popular he whats an unpopular novel can you beat the ending of the Odyssey or the gospels there enormously now in sometimes regarded As just a popular but so were Dickens and Balzac and the ghost looking Over All our master of Short Story Many of his old readers remember the Shaw who wrote such Short stories in the new yorker As Sailor off the Bremen and the girls in their summer dresses and wonder if his style and themes have changed in recent i think Ive become More generous in my he when youre you look at things now i have peripheral in still trying to write and without and avoiding rhetoric for its own though i Admire it in others when it comes you you get a Little after the thrill of having your first stories and begin to Carp at reviews or yell at your but then you begin to add it All up and feel right my books Are published in 25 including icelandic and in ill be going Over to where acceptable losses is being and in about to begin on my next i have the idea and the but in trying to work out the the last novel emptied out my i have the feeling that the Reservoir fills up until it overflows and then you begin writing Shaw pointed to the Olivetti 44 manual typewriter next to his writing i keep one Here and another just like it in he i like to hear the noise of the keys striking the and sometimes the keys get jammed and i have to but in too old to change for any of the new this one also has some keys with French accents on them for writing to friends in Europe and going Over translations of my in also thinking of doing my memoirs so much has happened but first the Reservoir has to fill up for the next times Best Sellers fiction by James random the Story of the Amer ican space program m told through f it mistral by Judith the Art world of the 20s and the fashion Industry of the 2010 Odyssey by Arthur Ballanti Nedel continuing the journey through the solar system begun in 2001 a space the Valley of by Jean continuing the Saga of human survival at the Dawn of civilization begun clan of the Cave floating by Peter Mccann and an unspeakable horror invades a suburban commuter master of the by Sidney the hidden truth behind a woman business tycoons Rise to foundations by Isaac the struggle to keep civilization alive in a crumbling Empire science Ellis by Fred Mustart five Young immigrants and the fortunes that await them in America at the turn of the the extraterrestrial by William profusely illustrated version of the novelization of the current the universe and by Douglas Harmony on a journey through two englishmen find answers to All their questions about existence science nonfiction by John predictions about America of the next decade based on an analysis of conditions Jane fondas workout by Jane Simon an exercise Book for in search of by Thomas Peters and Robert Waterman Harper lessons to be Learned from Wel i run american the one minute by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer How to increase the productivity of those with whom you work As Well As your Blue by William least heat Atlantic Little a report on a trip through the Back roads of and More by Andy by Andrew a new collection of essays by the journalist and television Loving by Leo inspirational talks by a University of Southern California the fall of Freddie the by Leo Holt the seasons of life and its companions a life by Durk Pearson and Randy ways to add years to your life and life to your years a medical science Book for the Mary ellens help yourself diet by Mary Ellen advice from a Veteran dispenser of housekeeping re lilo ii Troini noon noon Good gig Ninon dog non non in non non Canon Ipin Nunn god in non Bob by dog noon Noah 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