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The original author, Frank Herbert, died after finishing the first few books. His son Brian Herbert and co author Kevin J. Anderson have since finished the series based on his scribblings, notes, and voice memos. A gargantuan task. The result can be a bit "weird" at times, but they have done an amazing job finishing the books. See More
The book covers topics such as ecology, politics, religion, humanism and war and touches on subjects like artificial intelligence, gender dynamics, nuclear weapons, architecture, engineering, heroism and many many more. All of these aspects are intertwined and executed on a grand scale. See More
Where many productivity books encourage you to start everything at once, Zen To Done takes a different approach. Realizing that making a large number of changes at once can be discouraging, it suggests that you take your time implementing the changes (recommending a year to do so). See More
The author of Zen To Done realizes the potential in the book "Getting Things Done", but acknowledges the ways in which it can be discouraging for some people, and a hard lifestyle change to maintain. Zen To Done applies those same concepts presented in "Getting Things Done", but with a much slower approach. See More
Starting with the main character, Rand, and his two friends, Matt and Perrin, the cast of this series continues to grow throughout the books as the events of the story have far-reaching effects. All of these characters are written very well, with deep personalities and realistic flaws, and feel like real people. See More
This book teaches various ways for organizing tasks and encouraging you to tackle them, however it relies on you having the self-discipline to get started. Of course, it's not something that can simply be learned. However, discussion on the psychology behind motivation and self-discipline would have been beneficial for the target audience. See More
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