The book examines the basis for creativity and success in these award recipients.
Fascinating, thoughtful, surprising - just a really fun book to read if you are interested in learning more about how the best of the best become that way.
She's done the legwork, had the conversations, and had to decipher what can seem like the ineffable.
The information in this book is great, but it's biggest fault is the way it bounces around back and forth between characters. I hat reading this kind of book.Published 1 month ago by Pamela A. Kaye
I really enjoyed reading this book, a wide ranging exploration of the "pattern" of unusual genius among the MacArthur award winners. Read morePublished 11 months ago by John B. Spence
I envy Denise Shekerjian because she had the opportunity to interview 40 recipients of MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Robert Morris
The book is awesome! But just like everything else these days, when I got it, it was packed with advertisements, which just kind of rubbed me the wrong way. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Rainbow the Cheetah
A wonderful analysis of interviews with winners of the McArthur Foundation awards. The book examines the basis for creativity and success in these award recipients. Read morePublished on August 17, 2011 by lapidaryblue
I enjoyed learning about the MacArthur Foundation, its history and mission and finding out who some of these illustrious MacArthur Award recipients are. Read morePublished on April 13, 2011 by Deborah S. Forbes
I have read and re-read this book multiple times over the 10 years. Its a richly written classic that always offers some meaningful, timeless and simple lessons. Read morePublished on November 27, 2010 by Suave_Finesse
I bought this book to be inspirited by the creative people. By their lives, by the way they think ....
I have not found enough inspiration in this book and read only half.
Wonderful book, but let me highlight a few of its political lessons that are glossed over in reviews. Read morePublished on July 15, 2008 by James B. Johnson