The Art of Procrastination by John Perry audiobook

The Art of Procrastination: A Guide to Effective Dawdling, Lollygagging, and Postponing, or, Getting Things Done by Putting Them Off

By John Perry
Read by Brian Holsopple

Highbridge Audio, HighBridge 9780761171676
1.78 Hours 1
Format : Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781611749670

John Perry’s insights and laugh-out-loud humor bring to mind Thurber, Wodehouse, and Harry Frankfort’s On Bullshit. This charming and accessible audio educates, entertains, and illuminates a universal subject. Procrastinators will be relieved to learn that actually you can accomplish quite a lot while procrastinating. In fact, the book itself is the result of Perry avoiding grading papers, refereeing academic proposals, and reviewing dissertation drafts. It also has a practical side, offering up advice that listeners can put to use. Who knew that placing “Learn Chinese” at the top of your to-do list would inspire you to get the less monumental tasks below it done? Witty, wise, and beautifully written, The Art of Procrastination will make the perfect gift for the untold number of lollygaggers out there.

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John Perry’s insights and laugh-out-loud humor bring to mind Thurber, Wodehouse, and Harry Frankfort’s On Bullshit. This charming and accessible audio educates, entertains, and illuminates a universal subject. Procrastinators will be relieved to learn that actually you can accomplish quite a lot while procrastinating. In fact, the book itself is the result of Perry avoiding grading papers, refereeing academic proposals, and reviewing dissertation drafts. It also has a practical side, offering up advice that listeners can put to use. Who knew that placing “Learn Chinese” at the top of your to-do list would inspire you to get the less monumental tasks below it done? Witty, wise, and beautifully written, The Art of Procrastination will make the perfect gift for the untold number of lollygaggers out there.

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Author Bio: John Perry

Author Bio: John Perry

John Perry is a former advertising copywriter and founder of Wolf, Perry & Clark Music and American Network Radio. He is the author of Sergeant Alvin York; Unshakable Faith, a dual biography of Booker T. Washington and George Washington Carver; and Lady of Arlington, the biography of Mary Custis Lee, wife of Robert E. Lee. His Letters to God was a New York Times bestseller. He now lives in Nashville.

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Author Bio: John Perry

Author Bio: John Perry

John Perry is an emeritus professor of philosophy at Stanford University and currently teaches at UC Riverside. He is the cohost of the nationally syndicated public radio program Philosophy Talk, and a 2011 winner of an Ig Nobel Prize in Literature for the essay “Structured Procrastination.” He lives with his wife in Palo Alto, California.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Self-Help
Runtime: 1.78
Audience: Adult
Language: English