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The Brain has inferred the following facts from reading text collected on the topic:
Most admires:T S Eliot,  Robert Frost,  William Butler Yeats
Favorite author(s):F. Scott Fitzgerald,  George Eliot,  Ernest Hemingway
Favorite era(s):1900s
Favorite movie(s):Baraka,  Dead Poets Society,  National Lampoon's Animal House
Listens to:Louis Armstrong,  Bob Dylan
Favorite destination(s):Ireland,  Ireland
Favorite quote(s):"Criticism is prejudice made plausible." - Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956)
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Brian Mengel,
Civil Servant

When Philip Larkin was appointed as University Librarian at Hull I was the chairman of the library committee and saw him almost daily.
Miles Rhodes,
Wine Taster

Philip Larkin's spectacles and the ceramic frog which he kept on his desk.
Athena Mondale,
Spiritual Consultant

The particle physicist and essayist Kari Enqvist makes a train journey in the company of Philip Larkin's poems of the 1950s.
Bori Gonbutoren,
Reindeer Herder

This is remarkably similar to Philip Larkin's personality, for he, too, was dominated by words.
Keith Tennant,
Factory Worker

And Philip Larkin's Victa lawnmower, which he reportedly hated with an unmatched passion, has been acquired for the Larkin Collection in the University of Hull.
Anita Ganesh,

Poet and jazz critic Philip Larkin wrote in 1970 on his revelation that his dislike of modern jazz was because it seemed to him a modernist art.
I have just finished a teenage novel called Feather boy by Nicky Singer and I am now rereading some of Philip Larkin's poems - my current favourite is The Arundel tomb.
Six of his poems were included in Philip Larkin's "Oxford Book of Twentieth Century Verse"
Paddy McGuinness,

Philip Larkin (1922-1985) English poet and novelist born in Coventry and educated in Oxford.
It was, according to Szreter, a 'culture of abstinence', influential right through to Philip Larkin's 1963 ('Sexual intercourse began'), which mainly drove down the fertility of England and Wales.
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