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Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

Prefer to listen? Here’s a link to the Planet Agora Podcast where you can listen to my review of Range. In Range, David Epstein argues that the modern emphasis on specialization is misguided. He gives many examples of people throughout history who have succeeded and thrived despite -or because- they were generalists who sampled a […]

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The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby -Tom Wolfe’s First Book

  I happened to pick up an old edition of this book at a library sale last month, right before Netflix released the documentary Radical Wolfe, a look back on the writer’s career. I have to admit that before reading this book and watching that program, I wasn’t very familiar with this author. Tom Wolfe

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