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Imagine: How Creativity Works - Jonah Lehrer
Imagine: How Creativity Works
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B009SS402O
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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XOX rated it
0.5 Liar, liar. Jonah Lehrerp admitted to have fabricate material in his books
What an arrogant, lying scumbag. If you bought his book, Simon & Schuster would give you a refund if you have problem with it. "Mr. Lehrer, then a 31-year-old wunderkind of the journalism and publishing worlds, had fabricated quotes from Bob Dylan and recycled his own work from one publication ...
TCWriter rated it
1.0 Imagine: How Creativity Works
I just finished Gladwell's Outliers (and re-read Carr's "The Shallows"), so I was excited to start Lehrer's Imagine -- How Creativity Works. While the book gamely tries to define the creative impulse (how it works, where it occurs, how it can be fostered, etc), in the end, the subject proves a littl...
halfmanhalfbook rated it
5.0 Imagine: How Creativity Works
This man makes science writing an art form. His clarity when it come to explains the workings of the mind for the creative process is second to none.The second half of the book is excellent as well.He covers all the best collaborative processes and studies the best examples of companies and circumst...
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lisa's reviews rated it
I really enjoyed reading this book, and was so happy that it talked about the ineffective "brainstorming" nonsense. I liked hearing from artists like Yo Yo Ma and David Byrne. I was somewhat disappointed that expect for a brief jaunt into Israel, the author did not venture much into countries outs...
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Cassandra Reads rated it
3.0 Imagine: How Creativity Works [Jonah Lehrer]
It seemed like all this was was stories that show creativity in different ways. They were interesting (I really liked the barbie story!), but I wasn't really amazed by any of them.I think the only thing I really remember is that you have to be willing to fail to succeed (in the last chapter, not a q...
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