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Books: Drop Your Marbles; Catch Your Genius!

Thursday, June 1, 2017



The Net and the Butterfly: The Art and Practice of Breakthrough Thinking

Olivia Fox Cabane and Judah Pollack

Portfolio, 288 pp., $27


Do you know why Thomas Edison habitually napped with a cluster of marbles in his hand, expecting the sound of their fall to stir him after only a few minutes? His great mind, like many before and after it, was trying to capture breakthrough ideas, the thoughts that drive innovation.

Like butterflies, these ideas are beautiful and elusive, but Fox Cabane and Pollac

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