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The First 20 Hours by Josh Kaufman
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Jul 12, 2013

really liked it
bookshelves: 2013, favourites, fnf, reviewed, lifehacking, non-fiction

I expected to hate this, but it was surprisingly good. Yes, it's incredibly shallow, and almost entirely about the author's own experiences, and, yes, the examples are painfully detailed at times ... but somehow it works, and gives a plausible outline of how much it's possible to pick up in 20 hours of deliberate learning (Spoiler: much less than enough to consider yourself skilled, but much more than most people expect).
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Reading Progress

July 12, 2013 – Started Reading
July 12, 2013 – Shelved
July 12, 2013 – Finished Reading
January 5, 2014 – Shelved as: 2013
January 5, 2014 – Shelved as: favourites
January 5, 2014 – Shelved as: fnf
September 9, 2014 – Shelved as: reviewed
October 12, 2014 – Shelved as: lifehacking
May 23, 2015 – Shelved as: non-fiction

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