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oliviapham made a comment Aug 30 2016
"Great book filled with cocktail-party-ready stories and anecdotes about famous figures and why they became so successful. Spoiler: it's a combination of hard work (10,000hrs of deliberate practice, to be precise), social abilities, and luck." Permalink
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oliviapham made a comment Aug 30 2016
"A thoughtful book about introverts written by an introvert. Full of feel-good anecdotes and arguments about why society should appreciate introverts as much as they seem to appreciate and reward the extroverts." Permalink
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oliviapham made a comment Aug 30 2016
"Karen Russell has won a MacArthur genius grant and it is clear why. Each of her stories is a trip to a wonderful, wacky world. Only complaint is she never quite ends them as well as she begins and continues them." Permalink
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oliviapham made a comment Aug 30 2016
"A warm book filled with advice that relate both to writing and life. I didn't always connect with her voice but I did love the image of how writing a novel is like driving a car in the dark and being only able to see a few inches ahead at a time b..." Permalink
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oliviapham made a comment Aug 30 2016
"A unique book that has helped this sentimental packrat let go of many unnecessary things that no longer serve her, so she can focus on the things that do. Marie Kondo's suggestions and philosophy are nowhere near as drastic as what has been depict..." Permalink
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