A wise and witty compendium of the greatest thoughts, greatest minds, and greatest books of all time-listed in accessible and succinct form-by one of the world's greatest scholars. From the "Hundred Best Books" to the "Ten Greatest Thinkers" to the "Ten Greatest Poets," here is a concise collection of the world's most significant knowledge. For the better part of a century, Will Durant dwelled upon-and wrote about-the most significant eras, individuals,...
"The final and most personal work from Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Will Durant--discovered thirty-two years after his death--is a message of insight for everyone who has sought meaning in life or the council of a wise friend in navigating life's journey ... [containing] twenty-two short chapters on everything from youth and old age, religion and morals, to sex, war, politics, and art"--Amazon.com.
Includes entries by Jacquelyn Mitchard, Kenny Loggins, Catherine Oxenberg, Jim MacLaren, Malachy McCourt, Lou Holtz, Mark Victor Hansen, Christiane Northrup, Bernie Siegel, Dave Barry, Earl Hamner, Nancy Pearl, Jack Canfield, Debbie Macomber, Stephen Covey, Mo Siegel, Granny D, among others.