|LC Classifications||BJ1581 W5|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||246|
A one-time member of the Fabian Society, Wells sought active change. His books included many novels, as well as nonfiction, such as A Modern Utopia (), The Outline of History (), A Short History of the World (), The Shape of Things to Come (), and The Work, Wealth and Happiness of Mankind ()/5. First Things, Last Things. Eric Hoffer, one of America's most important thinkers and the author of The True Believer. begins with a macro view on the progress of civilization, ending with his crucible vision on the unique and transformative aspects of mankind.4/5. First Things, Last Things Paperback – Octo by Eric Hoffer (Author)Cited by: 7. Herbert George Wells (), known for his The Time Machine and The Invisible Man, is another. He writes about metaphysics, beliefs, and general conduct. His final section is about some "personal things.". The book is the result of meetings that he had with some of his educated friends where they discussed /5(6).
“West has an eerie way with words, an uncanny ability to conjure the perfect image. Last Things is at once poetic and urgent, evocative and authentic, everything I love in a book.” (Victoria Schwab, author of #1 New York Times bestseller This Savage Song) “I devoured this book /5(11). Jenny Offill is an American author born in Massachusetts. Her first novel Last Things was published in was a New York Times Notable book and /5. PDF | On Jan 1, , Elaine Cox and others published Last things first | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. In concluding this first Book let me give a summary of the principal points of what has gone before. I figure the mind of man as an imperfect being obtaining knowledge by imperfect eyesight, imperfect hearing and so forth; who must needs walk manfully and patiently, exercising will and making choices and determining things between the mysteries.
This is a great book on the topic of the last days. It is very clear and easy to understand. Graham Beynon does a great job of keeping it simple without being simplistic; clear and understandable, without dodging the more difficult, intricate issues (some of which he deals with in the appendix).4/5. First things First is one of those books that was on my mind for a long time, and Im so glad I finally read it. For someone whos fascinated by productivity and maximising it through the choices i make on a daily basis, this has been the most impactful book Ive read in my life/5. Another book from the “old but gold” category. Published in , First Things First went against the even then popular “get more done in less time” approach and took a look at how you can work on what matters without burning yourself out. Most of us live our lives by the clock. Appointments, to-do’s, urgent events and deadlines have us rushing from one thing to . Marriage of Genius by Helen Andrews. In the summer of , Elizabeth Hardwick may have been the best nonfiction prose writer in America, just as Jim Hines was the fastest man alive and Joe Frazier was the heavyweight champion of the world.