In Praise of Joy: White-washing Fences with Jim Haynes A Celebration

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Jim has been the subject of innumerable articles and profiles, from print to television. The Financial Times headline in 1999 stated "Alwaysopen to every experience and never one to be ashamed, Jim Haynes still believes in the Sixties after all these years." The Sunday Independent headline on Jim reads: "Jim Haynes has made getting to know people his life's work." He has been the subject of major profiles in the Chicago Tribune, the Telegraph, the Edinburgh Evening News and many other media. Art and culture have ...

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Overview

Jim has been the subject of innumerable articles and profiles, from print to television. The Financial Times headline in 1999 stated "Alwaysopen to every experience and never one to be ashamed, Jim Haynes still believes in the Sixties after all these years." The Sunday Independent headline on Jim reads: "Jim Haynes has made getting to know people his life's work." He has been the subject of major profiles in the Chicago Tribune, the Telegraph, the Edinburgh Evening News and many other media. Art and culture have been the centre of Jim's life and work. He started the first paperback bookstore in Edinburgh in the late 1950s, he started the Traverse Theatre, participated in the creation of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the London Traverse Theatre Company, co-launched the London newspaper"I.T." and the Arts Lab, co-launched the sexual freedom newspaper "Suck" in Amsterdam, was awarded The Whitebread Prize in 1966, taught Media Studies and Sexual Politics at the University of Paris for 30 years.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780889628465
  • Publisher: Mosaic Press NY
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Pages: 138
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Jim Haynes is a unique, special, one-of-a-kind person. He can honestly state that he "has served dinner to more than 100,000 people over the past 25 years in his home/atelier in Paris." And, most of those people declare that he is one of the nicest, kindest, most open, generous and remarkable people in the world.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Jim Haynes: The Great Communicator xx
Laurels, Cedars and Elms xx
We met not so much by chance as by a small miracle xx
A fortnight in the life xx
Memories...memories...unchangeable you xx
Jim simply wanted life to be better and more civilized xx
He was utterly unlike anyone else xx
Still putting their trust in the human xx
Bringing people together, building bridges xx
Too much and too little, too good and too bad xx
Someone as unique, eccentric and generous xx
A united world service authority agent xx
Just good fortune or destiny xx
The Sunday night salon xx
A one-man United Nations at dinner xx
Jim is my guru...I just follow him xx
Dinner in Paris - but for seventy xx
The most tolerant person I know - he is a magician xx
The way it was...the way it is xx
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