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Jonah Lehrer
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XOX
XOX rated it 6 years ago
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
TCWriter rated it 8 years ago
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...
EricCWelch
EricCWelch rated it 8 years ago
Ceridwen
Ceridwen rated it 8 years ago
How 'bout this for author behavior:Jonah Lehrer was fired from his New Yorker gig for "self-plagiarizing". Basically, he was recycling content from his books, and while I think self-plagiarism isn't as egregious as other word theft, in terms of being a professional journalist, it's something akin to...
Ceridwen
Ceridwen rated it 8 years ago
This book was pulled by its publisher because it was plagiarized and contained fabricated sources. This is the second book of Lehrer's to be recalled by the publisher for plagiarism, the first being Imagine: How Creativity Works. (Pretty fucking ironic title, amiright?) He has only "written" three b...
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