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The self-help project, part one

In Uncategorized on September 17, 2011 at 7:20 pm

The first self-help book I read, why I look down on them, and why I’ve decided to read more.

When I was at university I bought a copy of Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People from a second-hand bookshop in Norwich. The book was written in 1936, and is, I think, pretty much the first self-help book. It’s still at number 143 on Amazon.co.uk’s bestseller list. And it’s the only self-help book I’ve read. Read the rest of this entry »