Very Good Lives Pdf Book

Very Good Lives

  • Author : J. K. Rowling
  • ISBN : 0316369144
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Pages : 320
  • Release Date : 2015-04-14

J.K. Rowling, one of the world's most inspiring writers, shares her wisdom and advice. In 2008, J.K. Rowling delivered a deeply affecting commencement speech at Harvard University. Now published for the first time in book form, VERY GOOD LIVES presents J.K. Rowling's words of wisdom for anyone at a turning point in life. How can we embrace failure? And how can we use our imagination to better both ourselves and others? Drawing from stories of her own post-graduate years, the world famous author addresses some of life's most important questions with acuity and emotional force.

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