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  • n  French novelist; he portrays the complexity of 19th century French society (1799-1850)
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  • Monsters University Goal Setting
    Organizational Psychology for Managers is phenomenal. Just as his talks at conferences are captivating to his audience, Steves book will captivate his readers. In my opinion, this book should be required reading in MBA programs, military leadership courses, and needs to be on the bookshelf of every Fortune 1000 VP of Human Resources. Steve Balzac is the 21 st centurys Tom [...]
    June 24, 2013 - The Daily Siftings Herald
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  • Niall Ferguson in Seattle Times
    If the answer was Balzac, Dickens, Elliot, Tolstoy or Trollope,Ferguson writes, or especially Thomas Mann, "the candidate was almost certain to be employed."
  • Eric Rohmer in This is Aberdeen
    If you want to make films,Eric Rohmer told Jacques Rivette, "there are two writers you need to read: Balzac and Dostoevsky."
  • Tom Wolfe in Independent
    As the mega-selling author Tom Wolfe says: "Dickens, Dostoevsky, Balzac, Zola, and Sinclair Lewis assumed that the novelist had to go beyond his personal experience and head out into society as a reporter."

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