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Summary Of Oh The Places You Ll Go By Elizabeth Korlbert

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Considering about the options for books to go on my personal reading list, there are some that I’ve already read in some that I’ve been meaning to get around to reading for some time, some of a more academic style and some much more mainstream and easily absorbed style. My list of books to emulate and be inspired by contains a broad range of books as my life has contained a broad range of experiences. I have called myself a jack of all trades and follow that statement by describing it as the curse of the inquisitive.
For many years I’ve said “when I grow up, I want to write just like Dr. Seuss” so it seems as though it would be disingenuous of me to not include him on this reading list. He never wrote any books on writing but he wrote some very powerful books about being true to one’s self and working hard to achieve one’s dreams so I’m putting the “Oh, The Places You’ll Go” on my list. When asked to create this reading list it was obvious to me that Creative Nonfiction Magazine should be on it. When I was looking for a book to read I found myself flipping through nonfiction books but always being disappointed by list of facts and research. I wanted to learn something and I wanted
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Elizabeth Kolbert wrote the 2015 Pulitzer prize-winning book in the creative nonfiction genre, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History. Ms. Kolbert’s book used the resources she has accumulated through years working in journalism to produce a well researched book about the science of the environmental change we are currently experiencing. I want this on my reading list because it serves as an inspiration. The book I want to write is less backed up by personal hands on research but more a collection of persuasive essay’s guiding readers to wiser, more conscious behavior choices. Nonetheless her writing is tight, journalistic and persuasive without
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