So Live Your Life

  • What: The Last Lecture
  • Who: Randy Pausch
  • Pages: 206
  • Genre: nonfiction; biography
  • Published: 2008
  • The lit: 1463390917-2400px1463390917-2400px1463390917-2400px1463390917-2400px of 5 flames

I’m typically not a fan of unsolicited advice, so I never seek out self-help or inspirational books. That would be contradictory. Randy Pausch’s The Last Lecture, though, wasn’t inspiration or a guide to life. It was humor, heartache, and realism all tied up into many different life lessons, the first of which being: You should read The Last Lecture.

The Last Lecture

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Ranked: Reads in 2017

Nobody can argue that many aspects of 2017 were piles of flaming garbage. That doesn’t mean literature failed us though. I read 24 books* this year. While there’s never enough time for all the wonderful writing in the world and while I wish I had read more, I am more than satisfied with the books I chose this year. Therefore, to the Big Little Literature library: You got ranked.

*This number does not count Zadie Smith’s Swing Time and Aravind Adiga’s Selection Day, which I just could not finish.

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