A Year from Monday

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A Year from Monday: New Lectures and Writings is a book by American avant-garde composer John Cage (1912–1992), first published in 1967 by Wesleyan University Press. The book is a collection of essays, lectures and journal entries from 1961–1967. It contains the following works:

  • "Foreword"
  • "Diary: How to Improve the World (you will only make matters worse)" (1965)
  • "Diary: Emma Lake Music Workshop" (1965)
  • "Seriously Comma" (1966)
  • "Happy New Ears!" (1967)
  • "Two Statements on Ives" (1967)
  • "Mosaic" (1965)
  • "Diary: Audience 1966" (1966)
  • "Diary: How to Improve the World (you will only make matters worse)" (continued 1966)
  • "26 Statements Re Duchamp" (1963)
  • "Jasper Johns: Stories and Ideas" (1964)
  • "Miró in Third Person: 8 Statements" (1967)
  • "Nam June Paik: A Diary" (1965)
  • "Where Do We Go from Here?" (1963, previously published under the title "Dance Perspectives")
  • "Juilliard Lecture" (1967)
  • "Lecture on Commitment" (1967)
  • "Rhythm Etc." (1966)
  • "How to Pass, Kick, Fall and Run" (1967)
  • "Talk I" (1967)
  • "Diary: How to Improve the World (you will only make matters worse)" (continued 1967)
  • "Afterword" (1967)

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