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 Nelson Algren - “Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring.”
 Nelson Algren - “I went out there for a thousand a week, and I worked Monday, and I got fired Wednesday. The guy that hired me was out of town Tuesday.”
 Nelson Algren - “Never play cards with any man named Doc. Never eat at any place called Mom's. And never, never, no matter what else you do in your whole life, never sleep with anyone whose troubles are worse than your own.”
 Nelson Algren - “Loving Chicago is like loving a woman with a broken nose.”
 Nelson Algren - “The Impossible Generalized Man today is the critic who believes in loving those unworthy of love as well as those worthy - yet believes this only insofar as no personal risk is entailed. Meaning he loves no one, worthy or no. This is what makes him impossible.”
 Nelson Algren - “The Impossible Generalized Man today is the critic who believes in loving those unworthy of love as well as those worthy yet believes this only insofar as no personal risk is entailed. Meaning he loves no one, worthy or no. This is what makes him impossible.”
 Nelson Algren - “Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Mom's. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own.”
 Nelson Algren - “Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Mom s. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own.”
 Nelson Algren - “The Impossible Generalized Man is the critic who believes in loving those unworthy of love as well as those worthy --yet believes this only insofar as no personal risk is entailed. Meaning he loves no one, worthy or no. This is what makes him impossible.”
 Nelson Algren - “Literature is made upon any occasion that a challenge is put to the legal apparatus by conscience in touch with humanity.”
 Nelson Algren - “The Impossible Generalized Man is the critic who believes in loving those unworthy of love as well as those worthy yet believes this only insofar as no personal risk is entailed. Meaning he loves no one, worthy or no. This is what makes him impossible.”
 Nelson Algren - “I went out there Hollywood for a thousand a week, and I worked Monday, and I got fired Wednesday. The guy that hired me was out of town Tuesday.”
 Nelson Algren - “The hard necessity of bringing the judge on the bench down into the dock has been the peculiar responsibility of the writer in all ages of man.”
 Nelson Algren - “The avocation of assessing the failures of better men can be turned into a comfortable livelihood, providing you back it up with a Ph.D.”
 Nelson Algren - “Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own.”
 Nelson Algren - “Never eat in a place called Mom's.”
 Nelson Algren - “Never play cards with a man called Doc.”