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Daily Negations


Daily Negations

John S. Hall

Like many self-help books, Daily Negations can be kept by the toilet and read each morning or evening, depending on your personal habits. Or it could be kept by the bed, or incorporated into one’s daily prayer or meditation routine.

The book serves at least two functions. First, Daily Negations will show people who have a negative outlook on life that they are not alone. Second, Daily Negations can be used by (or given to) people whose attitude in life is too sunny, too optimistic, too full of boundless strength and hope. Such people can come to a more normal, realistic world view by daily consultation of Daily Negations.

As a solo recording artist, and as lyricist and lead vocalist of King Missile (“Detachable Penis,” “Sensitive Artist,” “America Kicks Ass”), John S. Hall has recorded three CDs for Atlantic Records and eight independent CDs. He has appeared numerous times on MTV and was featured in PBS’s The United States of Poetry and HBO’s Def Poetry Jam. He is the author of one book of poetry, Jesus Was Way Cool (Soft Skull Press), an has been anthologized in a number of other books. John has toured extensively in North America and Europe, both as a spoken word artist and with his band. He lives in New York City.

Paper | 4″ x 6″ | 400 pgs. | ISBN: 1-933368-45-4 | List: $12.95 | 03/1/2007

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