The Best Books for Grads!
Congratulations to the class of 2012! Now’s an exciting, nerve-wracking time for anyone you know who’s just graduated from college, and they’re sure to have no shortage of questions about what’s coming up next. With this in mind, we at Tarcher/Penguin have put together a short list of recommended books for the recent or upcoming graduate in your life.
Whether they majored in creative writing or are preparing to go to business school in the fall, they’re bound to find loads of useful advice here. These great books aren’t just for graduates, of course—current students are sure to get a lot out of them, too!
For graduates who majored in journalism, literature, and/or writing:
Around the Writer’s Block: Using Brain Science to Solve Writer’s Resistance by Rosanne Bane (Tarcher/Penguin paperback, on-sale Aug. 2) – In Around the Writer’s Block, Rosanne Bane uses an accessible, scientific approach based on the latest breakthroughs in brain studies to help you understand where writer’s block comes from—and how to get through it.
Good books for all graduates who want to get ahead of the pack:
The Now Habit: The Fiore Productivity Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play by Neil Fiore (Tarcher/Penguin paperback, out now) – In The Now Habit, Neil Fiore provides a comprehensive strategy to help any busy person reach their peak performance by overcoming procrastination, reducing anxiety and stress, and accomplishing more tasks in less time.
Think and Grow Rich: The Master Mind Volume by Napoleon Hill with Joel Fotinos and August Gold (Tarcher/Penguin paperback, out now) – In the new Master Mind edition of Napoloeon Hill’s classic prosperity guide Think and Grow Rich, readers will learn not only about Hill’s time-tested 13 Steps to Success, but also about how to put those steps into action in their own lives—in an all-new interactive format!