Be inspired by the people who truly changed the world for the better, and learn lessons from the writers and thinkers who have deeply studied the topics and personalities and problems of the past.
These are the books I return to when I need help, guidance, solace in my life.
Lady Gaga: ‘Letters to a Young Poet’ by Rainer Maria Rilke. In a 2009 interview with New York Magazine, Lady Gaga stated that she reads this book every day.
I learned that binge reading is more fun than any other way.
Jean is hilarious and REAL about what a career in the beauty industry/magazine industry is actually like. Sure, there’s a lot of glamour, but it’s not all glittery parties and celebrities.
There is a moment in the book early in Grant’s career as a soldier where he was sent to hunt down a band of guerrillas, shaking with fear as he arrived at their camp only to find they had run away. It was then that he realized the enemy was often as scared of you as you were of them. It changed his approach to battle forever.
Ranking Revolutionary Road and Yates’s 6 other novels.