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The eagerly anticipated new book from the author of the bestselling "The 48 Laws of Power"
What did Charles Darwin, middling schoolboy and underachieving second son, do to become one of the earliest and greatest naturalists the world has known? What were the similar choices made by Mozart and by Caesar Rodriguez, the U.S. Air Force's last ace fighter pilot? In "Mastery," Robert Greene's fifth book, he mines the biographies of great historical figures for clues about gaining control over our own lives and destinies. Picking up where "The 48 Laws of Power" left off, Greene culls years of research and original interviews to blend historical anecdote and psychological insight, distilling the universal ingredients of the world's masters.
Temple Grandin, Martha Graham, Henry Ford, Buckminster Fuller--all have lessons to offer about how the love for doing one thing exceptionally well can lead to mastery. Yet the secret, Greene maintains, is already in our heads. Debunking long-held cultural myths, he demonstrates just how we, as humans, are hardwired for achievement and supremacy. Fans of Greene's earlier work and Malcolm Gladwell's "Outliers" will eagerly devour this canny and erudite explanation of just what it takes to be great.
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About the Author

Robert Greene has a degree in classical studies and is the author of several bestselling books, including The 48 Laws of Power, The 33 Strategies of War, The Art of Seduction, and Mastery. He lives in Los Angeles.

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"Greene's specialty is analyzing the lives and philosophies of historical figures like Sun Tzu and Napoleon, and extracting from them tips on how to manipulate people and situations--a cutthroat worldview that has earned him a devoted following among a like-minded readership of rappers, drug dealers and corporate executives."--The New York Times "Compelling."--Forbes "Illuminating."--The Guardian "Greene s specialty is analyzing the lives and philosophies of historical figures like Sun Tzu and Napoleon, and extracting from them tips on how to manipulate people and situations a cutthroat worldview that has earned him a devoted following among a like-minded readership of rappers, drug dealers and corporate executives." The New York Times "Compelling." Forbes "Illuminating." The Guardian" "Illuminating." --"The Guardian" "Greene's strengths lie in his research and storytelling, and like the masters he describes, he combines these skills to achieve his own mastery over the written word." --"Yahoo Voices" "Compelling." --"Forbes" ***#1 "New York Times" Bestseller***Praise for "Mastery" by Robert Greene "Big and ambitious." --"The New York Times"

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