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David Robert Brooks is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Championship club AFC Bournemouth and the Wales national team. He played for both Wales and England at youth level before making his senior debut for Wales in 2017.
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Becoming Faulkner
The Art and Life of William Faulkner
Philip Weinstein - Apr 16, 2012 (first published in 2009)
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William Faulkner was the greatest American novelist of the twentieth century, yet he lived a life marked by a pervasive sense of failure. Throughout his career, he remained haunted by his inability to master a series of personal and professional challenges: his less-than-heroic military career; the loss of his brother in an airplane crash; a disapp...
David Brooks
Feb 12, 2021
@jennfrey Not a philosopher but “Becoming Faulkner” by Phillip Weinstein is a profound book.      source
Morality
Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times
Jonathan Sacks - Sep 01, 2020
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A distinguished religious leader's stirring case for reconstructing a shared framework of virtues and values. With liberal democracy embattled, public discourse grown toxic, family life breaking down, and drug abuse and depression on the rise, many fear what the future holds. In Morality, respected faith leader and public intellectual Jonathan Sack...
David Brooks
Nov 07, 2020
This is a great day but the loss of Rabbi Jonathan Sacks is a source of profound grief. He was one of the great spiritual leaders of our age. His recent book “Morality,” is just one flower of his genius.      source
Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain
Lisa Feldman Barrett - Nov 17, 2020
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From the author of How Emotions Are Made, a myth-busting primer on the brain in the tradition of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.   Have you ever wondered why you have a brain? Let renowned neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett demystify that big gray blob between your ears. In seven short essays (plus a bite-siz...
David Brooks
Nov 02, 2020
I agree! This is a fantastic short book on your mind by @LFeldmanBarrett.      source