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By Robert Greene

Viking Books, Hardcover, 9780670024964, 336pp.

Publication Date: November 13, 2012

The #1 "New York Times" bestselling sequel to "The 48 Laws of Power"
"Mastery" synthesizes the years of research Robert Greene conducted while writing the international bestsellers "The 48 Laws of Power," "The 33 Strategies of War," and "The Art of Seduction" and demonstrates that the ultimate form of power is mastery itself. By analyzing the lives of such past masters as Charles Darwin, Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, and Leonard da Vinci, as well as by interviewing nine contemporary masters, including tech guru Paul Graham and animal rights advocate Temple Grandin, Greene debunks our culture's many myths about genius and distills the wisdom of the ages to reveal the secret to greatness. With this seminal text as a guide, readers will learn how to unlock the passion within and become masters.

"From the Trade Paperback edition.

About the Author
Robert Greene was born in Los Angeles, California. He has a post graduate degree in classical studies. He has worked as a magazine editor, translator and a featured writer in newspapers and magazines. He is the author of "The 33 Strategies of War," "The Art of the Seduction" and "Law 50 (with 50 Cent)," books that have reached enormous sales figures and have been translated to various languages.