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Only once did David Foster Wallace give a public talk on his views on life, during a commencement address given in 2005 at Kenyon College. The speech is reprinted for the first time in book form in THIS IS WATER. How does one keep from going through their comfortable, prosperous adult life unconsciously? How do we get ourselves out of the foreground of our thoughts and achieve compassion? The speech captures Wallace's electric intellect as well as his grace in attention to others.
This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life: Amazon.co.uk: David Foster Wallace: Books
Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived in That House (Vintage) by Meghan Daum. $12.98. Author: Meghan Daum. Publication: June 14, 2011. Series - Vintage. Publisher: Vintage; Reprint edition (June 14, 2011)
Own Your Life: Living with Deep Intention, Bold Faith, and Generous Love by Sally Clarkson, a book published this year
Margin: Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial, and Time Reserves to Overloaded Lives: Richard Swenson: (via Ann Voskamp Blog)
The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World de Chris Guillebeau www.amazon.ca/...
The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters www.amazon.com/...
Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life by Dani Shapiro www.amazon.ca/...
Amazon.com: How to Lead a Life of Crime (9781595145185): Kirsten Miller: Books
I am so excited to be a part of Michele Cushatt's book launch team!!! Undone: A Story of Making Peace With an Unexpected Life
On the Shortness of Life (Penguin Great Ideas): Seneca, C. D. N. Costa: 9780143036326: Amazon.com: Books
Look Both Ways: Illustrated Essays on the Intersection of Life and Design: Debbie Millman: 9781600613210: Amazon.com: Books