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40 Modern Nonfiction Books Everyone Should Read

40 Modern Nonfiction Books Everyone Should Read
post written by: Marc Chernoff Email I credit a fraction of who I am today to each of these books. Many of these titles challenged my internal status quo, opening my mind to new ideas and opportunities. And together, they gave me a basic framework for living, loving, learning and working successfully. If you haven’t taken the time to read them, do yourself a favor and do so.

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50 Life Secrets and Tips Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle.

Longlist 2014 announced 23 July 2014 The first Man Booker prize to admit novels from across the globe as long as they are written in English has published its longlist. Following much discussion, the six judges chaired by philosopher Anthony Grayling chose 13 books by four Americans, six Britons, two Irish writers and one Australian. One former Man Booker winner. Howard Jacobson, is on the longlist along with two previously shortlisted authors, Ali Smith and David Mitchell. 33 Free and Online Tools for Drawing,Painting and Sketching There are many professional and of course paid programs for graphic designers or digital illustrators.But in recent years many online tools are also released for drawing,painting or sketching.Today,we’ve collected free,online drawing and painting tools.Ok,these tools are not professional and maybe just for spending a little time when you are bored but when you see some examples in the below sites you may be surprised. If you would like more professional style tools check out a company like Procore, but it might not be free. Some of these free tools are for kids and students and some are for more talented people.You can also share your creations with your friends directly. deviantART muro

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check out he has a fantastic collection, used to be free but now he has to raise funds before its free again so there's a $10 a month charge for downloads...not sure if there's a limit, I don't think so. Didn't use to be by dcoda Dec 6

Good! (I'm always looking for some new interesting readings) :) by ilmirons Dec 6

actually, I do have a wider collection, need to check if they're pearled...if not, I'll add them. by dcoda Dec 6

A collection of book all about more or less 3 themes: self-promotion/getting rich/happy living. According to the title I expected something wider. by ilmirons Dec 4

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