Wednesday, June 11, 2014

You Are Not Special: ... And Other Encouragements

Lessons. Longtime high school English teacher David McCullough, Jr. was surprised when his commencement address became a social media sensation. The theme of the address touched a popular nerve: You Are Not Special. The buzz led to a book deal, and while the commencement address itself appears at the end of the book, the bulk of the text does what McCullough does best: it teaches. The lessons McCullough presents, as we should expect, come from literature. I enjoyed reading the solid life lessons in this book, and recommend the book to any reader who likes to think for him or herself. Rating: Four-star (I like it) Click here to purchase You Are Not Special from

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