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Joel Holland
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Nicole Reads
Nicole Reads rated it 3 years ago
A great book to end the year with. Candidly written, it speaks to me on so many levels as a writer and a human being. The importance of caring for your fellow human beings, what it means to fail and how to rise from the ashes of said failure. Ms. Rowling truly does have a way with words.
NerdyBirdie
NerdyBirdie rated it 4 years ago
This was a quick read that I read in fifteen minutes while stopping by the book section today! For those of you who don’t know, Very Good Lives is a speech by J.K. Rowling that she delivered to Harvard University in the year 2008 (I’m sure, please correct me if I’m wrong). This is the published edit...
Memories From Books on Booklikes
Memories From Books on Booklikes rated it 4 years ago
Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination is essentially a transcript of the commencement address J.K. Rowling delivered at Harvard University in 2008. Packaged with some charming illustrations, the book is being published primarily to support Lumos, a charity...
bookjunkie57
bookjunkie57 rated it 4 years ago
Very motivating. I could see using the printed pages as wall paper. Then you or a guest could read over a quick page for uplifting or encouragement.
In Libris Veritas
In Libris Veritas rated it 8 years ago
I thought that this was a pretty cool book. Some of the tips are a little out there and I wouldn't have thought of it on my own but it's always good to know. I think I might try out a few of these pretty soon.
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