Uncommon genius: how great ideas are born

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Viking, Mar 14, 1990 - Psychology - 244 pages
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The author interviewed 40 winners of the coveted MacArthur Foundation Fellowships--the so-called "genius awards"--to write this thought-provoking, absorbing, literate guide to the birth of creativity.

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User Review  - Stephen Kiernan - Goodreads

Fascinating book on creativity based on extensive interviewing of 40 winners of the MacArthur award. Compared with so many quick-fix books on idea generation and creative thinking, this book ... Read full review

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User Review  - Benjamin Quiñones - Goodreads

I really liked it! I never really thought of creativity as something you could control until I read this book. I recommend it for anyone who wishes to increase their own creativity! It's very well-written and even a little comical. Read full review

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2 DESPAIR AND ISOLATION MADNESS AND MEANNESS I 8 I
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BUILDING RESILIENCY I 95
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