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While encouraging adults to embrace the joy of learning, Tom Vanderbilt maintains an upbeat and optimistic tone, like an encouraging friend.

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Review of ‘Beginners’

Acquiring a new skill is often daunting, and as an adult it can be downright embarrassing to struggle with an unfamiliar process. In Beginners: The Joy and Transformative Power of Lifelong Learning (7.5 hours), author Tom Vanderbilt invites us to work through our fears and embrace the joy of learning something new.

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