Parkinson shares with students the importance of reading, writing and vocabulary | 4:52 min



Autodidactic, Self-taught
By James W. Parkinson

“Jimmy, do you want to be as ignorant today as you were yesterday.” With these provocative words, award-winning attorney and author James Parkinson, challenges himself and his readers to become their best selves- and shows how these best selves can newly emerge via the old-fashioned method of reading and building a good vocabulary. In this book, Parkinson outlines how anyone may use these simple ingredients to trigger phenomenal personal growth”


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