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Four Thousand Weeks : : Time Management for Mortals

Burkeman, Oliver. Book - 2021 Adult Book / Nonfiction / Self-Help / General / Burkeman, Oliver, 650.11 Bu 1 On Shelf 86 requests on 9 copies Community Rating: 3.5 out of 5

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Introduction: In the long run, we're all dead -- Part I: Choosing to choose. The limit-embracing life ; The efficiency trap ; Facing finitude ; Becoming a better procrastinator ; The watermelon problem ; The intimate interrupter -- Part II: Beyond control. We never really have time ; You are here ; Rediscovering the past ; The impatience spiral ; Staying on the bus ; The loneliness of the digital nomad ; Cosmic insignificance therapy ; The human disease -- Afterword: Beyond hope -- Appendix: Ten tools for embracing your finitude.
"A lively philosophical guide to time and time management, setting aside superficial efficiency solutions in favor of reckoning with and finding joy in the finitude of human life"-- Provided by publisher.

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PUBLISHED
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021.
Year Published: 2021
Description: x, 271 pages ; 22 cm
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9780374159122
0374159122

SUBJECTS
Time management.
Happiness.