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How to Make Your Own Luck
How to Make Your Own Luck

“All creators need to be able to live in the shade of the big questions long enough for truly revolutionary ideas and insights to emerge.”

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Wisdom from a MacArthur Genius: Psychologist Angela Duckworth on Why Grit, Not IQ, Predicts Success
Wisdom from a MacArthur Genius: Psychologist Angela Duckworth on Why Grit, Not IQ, Predicts Success

“Character is at least as important as intellect.”

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The Psychology of Stress, Orgasm, and Creativity
The Psychology of Stress, Orgasm, and Creativity

“To understand the vagina properly is to realize that it is not only coextensive with the female brain, but is also, essentially, part of the female soul.”

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Brave Genius: How the Unlikely Friendship of Scientist Jacques Monod and Philosopher Albert Camus Shaped Modern Culture
Brave Genius: How the Unlikely Friendship of Scientist Jacques Monod and Philosopher Albert Camus Shaped Modern Culture

“Being aware of one’s life, one’s revolt, one’s freedom, and to the maximum, is living, and to the maximum.”

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F. Scott Fitzgerald Reads John Masefield’s “On Growing Old”
F. Scott Fitzgerald Reads John Masefield’s “On Growing Old”

A poignant meditation on life’s true satisfactions.

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What George Eliot Teaches Us about the Life-Cycle of Happiness and the Science of Why We’re Happier When We’re Older
What George Eliot Teaches Us about the Life-Cycle of Happiness and the Science of Why We’re Happier When We’re Older

“One has to spend so many years in learning how to be happy.”

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