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Dick Davis

Full Name: Dick Davis
Number of Works: 31
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ISBN: 0470099038, 9780470099032
Keywords: years, wall, street, money, making, davis, dividend, straight, dick
Pages: 471
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 80%

Praise for The Dick Davis Dividend"The Dick Davis Dividend is a delightful read and is packed with useful advice for investors. The recommended strategy—index most of the portfolio and actively manage the rest—is likely to improve performance, lower risk, and still allow investment junkies to have fun picking individual stocks and funds. It's what I do myself."—Burton G. Malkiel, author, A Random Walk Down Wall Street"Dick Davis' new book is a gem...packed with wise, down-to-earth advice for the long-term investor. The investing public needs more Dutch Uncle ad
ISBN: 0804010420, 9780804010429
Keywords: poems, belonging
Pages: 54
Published: 2002
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0934211388, 9780934211383
Keywords: epigrams, persian, medieval, ware, borrowed
Pages: 212
Published: 2001
  • Rating: 100%

In Borrowed Ware, poet and translator Dick Davis brings together a collection of epigrams by poets from the "classic" period of Persian literature. It makes a fascinating introduction to a literature that is little known in the West, and incidentally provides insight into a vanished and extraordinary way of life. Davis's prodigious scholarship of Persian poetry has enabled him to select a wide range of poems, from both famous and little-known poets. The result is some of the best English translations of Persian poetry ever. Davis has maintained exceptional faithfulness to the
ISBN: 0856462691, 9780856462696
Keywords: touchwood
Pages: 80
Published: 1996
  • Rating: 80%

`Touchwood' is Dick Davis's first collection since `Devices and Desires: New and Selected Poems' (1989), which Wendy Cope selected as her book of the year in the `Sunday Times', calling it `the year's most underrated poetry book'. The clarity and elegance of his lyrics, intimate and personal in tone, combined with his precise yet natural language, is undiminished. But there is a more relaxed feel to the book with the presence of epigrams and satirical poems like `A Translator's Nightmare' in which the poet-translator is confronted in the underworld by the poets he translated or failed to trans
ISBN: 0856462071, 9780856462078
Keywords: desires, devices
Pages: 128
Published: 1989
  • Rating: 60%
ISBN: 0804010897, 9780804010894
Keywords: poems, sunlight, trick
Pages: 64
Published: 2006
  • Rating: 60%
ISBN: 0856461245, 9780856461248
Keywords: covenant
Pages: 62
Published: 1984