How To Live On 24 Hours A Day (Dodo Press)

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Overview

Large Format for easy reading. A classic work offering practical advice on how one might live (as opposed to just existing) with-in the confines of 24 hours a day. Advocates self-improvement and the need for individuals to take control of their lives.
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Overview

Large Format for easy reading. A classic work offering practical advice on how one might live (as opposed to just existing) with-in the confines of 24 hours a day. Advocates self-improvement and the need for individuals to take control of their lives.
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Editorial Reviews

New York Times
Straightforward, vigorous, pungent.
Times of London
Mr. Bennett writes with his usual crispness, point and humor.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781406501537
  • Publisher: Dodo Press
  • Publication date: 10/25/2005
  • Pages: 56
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.13 (d)

Meet the Author

Arnold Bennett (1867–1931) was a British writer whose prolific output included numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, literary criticism as well as theatre journalism, an opera, and a screenplay. English novelist Margaret Drabble says of him, “Bennett’s books I think are very fine indeed, on the highest level, deeply moving… I feel they have been underrated.”
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Table of Contents


Publisher's Note
Preface
The Daily Miracle
The Desire to Exceed One's Programme
Precautions Before Beginning
The Cause of the Trouble
Tennis and the Immortal Soul
Remember Human Nature
Controlling the Mind
The Reflective Mood
Interest in the Arts
Nothing in Life Is Humdrum
Serious Reading
Dangers to Avoid
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2001

    Fresh Ideas on Time Management from a Classic

    Useful advice presented in an entertaining manner is what I look for in a self-help book. This little classic achieves it. The author, best known as a novelist (The Old Wives' Tale), sets out principles for making better use of time and backs them up with specific suggestions. Bennett's starting point is the idea that each of us has the same amount of time available, 24 hours a day, no more and no less. 'We shall never have any more time. We have, and we have always had, all the time there is,' says Bennett. The typical reader he is addressing is a man, an office worker in London (and someone who evidently has no domestic responsibilities other than walking the dog), but the time-wasters Bennett identifies and the remedies he suggests are applicable to most of us today. Bennett uses humor freely to encourage the reader to step out of time-wasting routines and find time to be 'genuinely alive.' I recommend the book highly.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 12, 2014

    This book was scanned, OCR'd & thrown out into the world wit

    This book was scanned, OCR'd & thrown out into the world with minimal editing. It is barely readable.
    Save your time and get the always free version on Project Gutenberg.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 16, 2011

    An essay - free NOOK versions poorly done

    16October2011 - The other well-known E-Reader corporation is currently providing a free version that has no distractions such as TWENTY-POUR HOURS A DAT in the middle of a page, the word ART rendered as A~T, and so on. I recommend using the other provider's free application for any computer if you want to read this *essay* for free. I own a NOOK and prefer the NOOK free applications for any computer - but in this case, I'm not willing to pay even $0.99 for a short essay that I can get free. Dear Barnes & Noble, if you object to this recommendation, then please clean up your act; I'm sure you can get the Tony Adams version of this essay just as the other corporation did.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2014

    Enjoyable and insightful

    The writting is whitty and well done. I enjoyed reading it for the sole sake of reading. The recommendations are specific enough to get you started but vague enough to fit any person or lifestyle with a little tweaking. I recommend it for anyone NOT looking for the cookie cutter "8 simple steps" instruction manual on how to fix your life.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 2, 2013

    Could not download

    MAD I had to delet this book from my nook color. Who want's a book you can't read? Lucky for me it was free....

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