Arts: Books

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Neil Pasricha & Maria Popova 21 Jul 2024 • EN

Chapter 138: Maria Popova mines meaning in marginalia

Maria Popova was born in communist Bulgaria and emigrated to the U.S. six days after her 19th birthday back in 2003. She studied at the University of Pennsylvania after “being sold on the liberal arts promise of being taught how to live.”     Did it work?     Well, yes and no.     She spent her family’s life savings in

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Alison Stewart & Lori Gottlieb 01 Jul 2024 • EN

Managing Unexpected Situations

Our host Alison was on an extended medical leave following emergency brain surgery, and she had to deal with a lot of new, frustrating, and unexpected situations. She speaks with psychotherapist Lori Gottlieb, author and co-host of the Dear Therapists podcast and “Dear Therapist” column for The Atlantic.

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Miwa Messer & Taffy Brodesser-Akner 09 Jul 2024 • EN

Taffy Brodesser-Akner on LONG ISLAND COMPROMISE

Long Island Compromise by Taffy Brodesser-Akner is a story about the benefits and consequences of wealth and the lengths we'll go to run from our real stories. Brodesser-Akner joins us to talk about family dynamics and trauma, privilege, the American dream and more with Miwa Messer, host of Poured Over. This episode of

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In his book World on the Brink: How America Can Beat China in the Race for the 21st Century (PublicAffairs, 2024), Dmitri Alperovitch (with Garrett M. Graff) argues that the United States is in a “Cold War II” with China, and lays out a set of policy recommendations for how the US can win this new Cold War. Alperovitch

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Jeff Brown & Scott Young 25 Jun 2024 • EN

533: How to Get Better at Anything with Scott H. Young

I’m a sucker for a well-researched book, especially when that book is on the topic of learning effectively. My guest today wrote a book you may have heard of. It’s the Wall Street Journal bestseller called Ultralearning. It’s a book that I often recommend to students of my Note-Making Mastery course. His name is Scott

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Jeff Brown & Scott Young 25 Jun 2024 • EN

533: How to Get Better at Anything with Scott H. Young

Whether you’re a student studying for an exam, an employee facing a new skill at work, or just want to get better at something you’re interested in, Scott's insights will help you do it better.

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