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I Don

I Don't Know

In Praise of Admitting Ignorance (Except When You Shouldn't)

I Don't Know( )
Author: Cohen, Leah Hager
ISBN:978-1-59463-239-6
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Riverhead Books (Hardcover)
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

A short, concise book in favor of honoring doubt and admitting when the answer is: I don’t know. In a tight, enlightening narrative, Leah Hager Cohen explores why, so often, we attempt to hide our ignorance, and why, in so many different areas, we would be better off coming clean. Weaving entertaining, anecdotal reporting with eye-opening research, she considers both the ramifications of and alternatives to this ubiquitous habit in arenas as varied as...
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Pages:128
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / General
Psychology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.06 x 8.33 x 0.62 Inches
Book Weight:0.525 Pounds
Author Biography
Cohen, Leah Hager (Author)
Leah Hager Cohen, a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism, established herself as a serious writer in 1994 with her nonfiction book, Train Go Sorry: Inside a Deaf World. Chosen by the American Library Association as one of the best books of 1994, Inside a Deaf World details what it was like growing up as a hearing child around deaf children.

Cohen's first fiction novel, Heat Lightning, is a coming-of-age story told from the point of view of two sisters, ages eleven and twelve, who have to deal with the death of their parents.

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