Undistract Yourself (To Save the World): August Reading Review

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I work in an open plan office and, until about three weeks ago, spent a lot of time checking Facebook and Twitter.  I hate both of these things: spending too long trying to work at my desk makes me irritable, even angry, and the social media scrolling left me miserable and frustrated. The three books I read in August address this fragmented mental environment from different perspectives.

  • Cal Newport, Deep Work (2016)
  • Jaron Lanier, Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now (2018)
  • Arnold Bennett, How to Live on 24 Hours a Day (1908)

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