Excellent Advice for Living: Wisdom I Wish I'd Known Earlier

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"I love aphorisms, proverbs, and Secrets of Adulthood . . . Excellent Advice for Living includes wise, practical advice for life." --Gretchen Rubin, via Twitter

"One hundred years from now, when so much of the nonsense of our age is forgotten, people will still remember Kevin Kelly and his wisdom." --Seth Godin

"All will benefit from [Kelly's] idiosyncratic wit and wry humor." --People

Wise, practical, optimistic life advice from author and leading technology thinker Kevin Kelly

On his 68th birthday, Kevin Kelly began to write down for his young adult children some things he had learned about life that he wished he had known earlier. To his surprise, Kelly had more to say than he thought, and kept adding to the advice over the years, compiling a life's wisdom into these pages.

Kelly's timeless advice covers an astonishing range, from right living to setting ambitious goals, optimizing generosity, and cultivating compassion. He has wisdom for career, relationships, parenting, and finances, and gives guidance for practical matters ranging from travel to troubleshooting.

Excellent Advice for Living is aimed primarily at young people, but speaks to all ages. This is the ideal companion for anyone seeking to navigate life with grace and creativity.

Author: Kevin Kelly
Binding Type: Hardcover
Publisher: Viking
Published: 05/02/2023
Pages: 224
Weight: 0.56lbs
Size: 7.30h x 5.29w x 0.90d
ISBN: 9780593654521

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 02/06/2023
Kirkus Reviews 03/01/2023

About the Author
Kevin Kelly helped launch and edit Wired magazine. He has written for The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, among many other publications. His previous books include What Technology Wants, and The Inevitable, a New York Times bestseller. He is known for his technological optimism. Currently he is a Senior Maverick at Wired and lives in Pacifica, California.