The Game of Life and How to Play It: The Self-Help Classic (Capstone Classics) (Hardcover)

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The Game of Life and How to Play It: The Self-Help Classic (Capstone Classics) (Hardcover)

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The classic self-help guide, full of timeless wisdom

Florence Scovel Shinn's The Game of Life and How to Play It first appeared in bookstores in 1925 and is now considered a classic in the self-help genre. The author's insights into achieving meaning, happiness and success are just as relevant and effective today as they were nearly a century ago, hence its reissue as part of the exciting Capstone Classics line.

This collectible, hard-back edition of The Game of Life and How to Play It includes an insightful introduction by series editor and self-help expert Tom Butler-Bowdon. Tom is an authority on classic self-help texts and adroitly connects the content of this book with the concerns of modern readers.

  • Enjoy the colourful anecdotes of 1920s New York that have made Scovel Shinn's book a cult classic
  • Discover the original "life hacks" for advancing in every area of your life, from health to wealth to love
  • Succeed by attuning yourself with the unchanging principles that govern the universe

With the release of this Capstone Classics edition, we finally have an authoritative, collectible version of The Game of Life and How to Play It. Find out why The Game of Life and How to Play It is one of the defining self-help guides of the 20th century.

Florence Scovel Shinn was born in Camden, New Jersey, in 1871. In her early years she was an artist and book illustrator, however her middle years saw her become a New Thought spiritual lecturer and metaphysical writer. In 1925, Scovel Shinn published The Game of Life and How to Play It, a short self-help title that brought quiet inspiration and reassurance to millions. Tom Butler-Bowdon is series editor for the Capstone Classics series. He has written Introductions for Capstone editions of Plato's The Republic, Machiavelli's The Prince, Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations, Sun Tzu's The Art of War, Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching, and Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich. Tom is the author of the 50 Classics series and is a graduate of the London School of Economics and the University of Sydney.
Product Details ISBN: 9780857088406
ISBN-10: 0857088408
Publisher: Capstone
Publication Date: June 8th, 2020
Pages: 216
Language: English
Series: Capstone Classics