Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination by J.K. Rowling

Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination

When J.K. Rowling was invited to deliver the commencement address at Harvard University, she chose to speak to the graduating class about two topics very close to her heart: the benefits of failure and the importance of imagination. Having the courage to fail, she said, is as vital to a good life as any conventional measure of success; imagining ourselves into the place of...

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Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination Reviews

  • Mohammed Arabey
    قد تعتقد أن تقييمي للكتاب بسبب شغفي بالمؤلفة فحسبفدعونا نتفق أن تقرأ 'خطبة' من تلك الخط?...
  • Raeleen Lemay
    Beautiful. This is going right next to Neil Gaiman's Make Good Art on my bookshelf. ...
  • Kai
    “We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.” This genius woman. J. K. Rowling you're my favourite author. You forever will be.Find more of my books on Instagram...
  • Jesse (JesseTheReader)
    simply inspiring. ...
  • Brina
    The reason I gave this book 4.5 stars instead of 5 is because it was so short. This is the published form of J K Rowling's commencement address to Harvard graduates in 2008. Her words of wisdom ring true to all, and she even managed to sneak in a few Potter references. I finished in about 15 minutes...
  • Lala BooksandLala
    "It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all- in which case, you fail by default."...
  • Bill  Kerwin
    I enjoyed and admire Rowling’s speech to Harvard graduates (class of 2008). If it is not quite the equal of the greatest commencement addresses of this century—David Foster Wallace at Kenyon (2005), George Saunders at Syracuse (2013)—it is still memorable. It speaks to the nature of i...

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