Kindle Price: $1.99

Save $4.00 (67%)

kindle unlimited logo
Unlimited reading. Over 1 million titles. Learn more
Read for Free
OR

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Get a Grip: A humorous Look at Serious Wisdom Based on the Stoic Handbook by Epictetus by [Miles, Frank]
Kindle App Ad

Get a Grip: A humorous Look at Serious Wisdom Based on the Stoic Handbook by Epictetus Kindle Edition

5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Kindle
$1.99

Length: 76 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Matchbook Price: $0.00 What's this?
For thousands of qualifying books, your past, present, and future print-edition purchases now lets you buy the Kindle edition for $2.99 or less. (Textbooks available for $9.99 or less.)
  • Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers.
  • Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books. You can also see more Kindle MatchBook titles here or look up all of your Kindle MatchBook titles here.
  • Read the Kindle edition on any Kindle device or with a free Kindle Reading App.
  • Print edition must be purchased new and sold by Amazon.com.
  • Gifting of the Kindle edition at the Kindle MatchBook price is not available.
Learn more about Kindle MatchBook.

"Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress"
Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, and instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise. Learn more
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Try Kindle Countdown Deals
Explore limited-time discounted eBooks. Learn more.

Editorial Reviews

Review

"Who says Stoicism has to be grim? This is the wisdom of Epictetus for today's world,
with apt humour and wry wit on every page. You'll laugh, and be a better person for it!"
~ Brad Inwood, Yale University, author of Seneca: Stoic Philosophy at Rome
 
"Some welcome comic relief for modern stoicism by way of a witty recap of Epictetus's
Handbook, coming from someone who actually gets it--the humor in it as well as the
serious stuff."
~ Lawrence C. Becker, Fellow of Hollins University, Kenan Prof. of Philosophy
 Emeritus, College of William &Mary, author of A New Stoicism
 
"Can a Stoic handbook be funny? Hey, does a duck have lips? Seriously, Frank Miles
has taken Epictetus' Handbook and transformed it into an enlightening and amusing
stand-up comedy routine."
~ Ronald W. Pies, MD author of Everything Has Two Handles, and Don't Worry--
Nothing Will Turn Out All Right
 
"A thoroughly fun, extremely readable, and cleverly instructive take on Epictetus'
Handbook. Mel Brooks would be proud of what Frank Miles has produced."
~ William O. Stephens, Professor of Philosophy and Classical and Near Eastern Studies
 at Creighton University and author of Marcus Aurelius a Guide for the Perplexed
 
"I can imagine Epictetus going to the local taverna with Frank Miles, the two of them
enjoying Miles's version of the Enchiridion. After all, Epictetus himself had a very good
sense of humor."
~ Massimo Pigliucci, K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York,
author of How to Be a Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life.

About the Author

Frank Miles is a professional speaker and entertainer with numerous TV credits
including repeat appearances on America's Got Talent in which he didn't severely
injure himself even once. His keynote presentations have been received with 
laughter and ovations by corporate audiences around the world. From New York
to Hong Kong to a little town somewhere outside Kansas city whose name he can't
remember. But they have great ribs there. Get a Grip is his first foray into self-help
publishing. He hopes to make a kill ... er, to help millions find happiness and
serenity through timeless Stoic ideas.

Product details

  • File Size: 2220 KB
  • Print Length: 76 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1983607169
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publication Date: January 8, 2018
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B078WJF5PQ
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #259,627 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?


Customer Reviews

Share your thoughts with other customers
See all 1 customer reviews
Rated by customers interested in
Politics & Government Books
5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Religion & Spirituality Books
5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Diet
5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Top customer reviews

February 7, 2018
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
0Comment| One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Get a Grip: A humorous Look at Serious Wisdom Based on the Stoic Handbook by Epictetus
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: Get a Grip: A humorous Look at Serious Wisdom Based on the Stoic Handbook by Epictetus