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Nonfiction Review: VERY GOOD LIVES: THE FRINGE BENEFITS OF FAILURE AND THE IMPORTANCE OF IMAGINATION by J.K. Rowling

Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination by J.K. Rowling Confession time–I’ve never gone to any of my college graduations. Twice (undergraduate and graduate school #1) I finished in December, so by the time May rolled around I either had another commitment or I just couldn’t be bothered. I never really felt like I missed much…and given what J.K. Rowling says in the beginning of her commencement address to Harvard’s class of 2008 about having no recollection what the speaker at her own graduation said, I pretty much feel vindicated. But J.K. Rowling’s speech…

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