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The best biography and memoir books of 2015
Fools learn from experience. And what other better way to do that than by reading the biographies of those you admire? Some of the most popular entrepreneurs admitted that they attribute their success to reading memoirs of the people they admire. Oh, but before that, did you know we have a really good weekly newsletter where we write about things that make us better business people, better entrepreneurs, better professionals. So go HERE and see an example and subscribe!
Autobiographies can often end up being self-serving: a distorted self-portrait that allows the writer to reimagine their past in a more flattering light. But Springsteen delivers a refreshing frankness, recalling his own memories with the benefit of hindsight.
something fierce carmen aguirre summary
Smart people read biographies. Generalizations are usually worthless, but you can pretty much take this one to the bank. Think about it, a biography is a sweeping portrait of a life or a career. It covers vast swaths of material that the author must make immediately understood within the context of an individual and their life. To understand George Washington, you have to understand the American Revolution. To understand Rockefeller, you have to explain the Gilded Age.