By Charles Fishman, Brian Grazer
From Academy Award–nominated manufacturer Brian Grazer and acclaimed company journalist Charles Fishman comes a brilliantly enjoyable peek into the weekly “curiosity conversations” that experience encouraged Grazer to create a few of America’s favourite and iconic video clips and tv shows—from 24 to a gorgeous Mind.
For a long time, movie and television manufacturer Brian Grazer has scheduled a weekly “curiosity conversation” with an complete stranger. From scientists to spies, and adventurers to company leaders, Grazer has met with someone prepared to reply to his questions for a couple of hours. those casual discussions sparked the inventive suggestion in the back of a lot of Grazer’s video clips and television exhibits, together with Splash, 24, a stunning brain, Apollo thirteen, Arrested improvement, eight Mile, J. Edgar, and plenty of others.
A Curious brain is a brilliantly enjoyable, interesting, and encouraging homage to the ability of inquisitiveness and the ways that it deepens and improves us. no matter if you’re seeking to enhance your administration variety at paintings otherwise you are looking to develop into a greater romantic companion, this book—and its classes at the energy of curiosity—can swap your existence.
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A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life by Charles Fishman, Brian Grazer