Very Good Lives

Very Good Lives : The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination

In 2008, J.K. Rowling delivered a deeply affecting commencement speech at Harvard University. Now published for the first time in book form, Very Good Lives offers J.K. Rowling's words of wisdom for anyone at a turning point in life, asking the profound and provocative questions: How can we embrace failure? And how can we use our imagination to better both ourselves and others?

Drawing from stories of her own post-graduate years, the world-famous author addresses some of life's most important issues with acuity and emotional force.

  • Format: Hardback | 80 pages
  • Dimensions: 133 x 206 x 13mm | 232g
  • Publication date: 14 Apr 2015
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Imprint: Sphere
  • Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations note: Integrated photos b/w
  • ISBN13: 9781408706787
  • Bestsellers rank: 19,333

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