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Essential: Essays by The Minimalists Paperback – May 1, 2015
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The Minimalists--Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus--are bestselling authors and international speakers who write and speak about living a meaningful life with less stuff. Their books include Essential: Essays by The Minimalists, Minimalism: Live a Meaningful Life, As a Decade Fades: A Novel, and Everything That Remains: A Memoir. They have been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, Seattle Times, Toronto Star, Globe & Mail, Vancouver Sun, Village Voice, LA Weekly, and many other outlets. Visit the authors online at TheMinimalists.com.
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I've read a lot of books in my life but this one was the right timing for me.
Great job guys!
An easy read, well written and motivational. I recommend!
All the best,
Overall, for the price, I think this is a worthy read about minimalism. I wish Joshua and Ryan the best as they continue on their minimalist mission.
This collection of essays is an "easy" read, (I read through it in a 24-hour period,) but don't let that fool you. It is full of big ideas -- ideas that you can chew on for a lifetime. These writers may be young, and their writing style is still developing, but take it for what it is and enjoy their enthusiasm and down-to-earth language. If your tastes run more towards high-brow literary works, you might want to stick with Thoreau. To be honest, much of the content can be found on The Minimalists blog, but I didn't mind a bit, nor did I feel cheated, as that is what I expected. It is nice to have these essays put together in book form. I am seriously considering getting some hard copies to give away to friends.