A Curious Mind

A Curious Mind

The Secret to a Bigger Life

By Brian Grazer; Charles Fishman

Simon & Schuster, Hardcover, 9781476730752, 320pp.

Publication Date: April 7, 2015

From Academy Award winning producer Brian Grazer and acclaimed business journalist Charles Fishman comes the "New York Times" bestselling, brilliantly entertaining peek into the weekly curiosity conversations that have inspired Grazer to create some of America's favorite and iconic movies and television shows from "24" to "A Beautiful Mind."
For decades, film and TV producer Brian Grazer has scheduled a weekly curiosity conversation with an accomplished stranger. From scientists to spies, and adventurers to business leaders, Grazer has met with "anyone" willing to answer his questions for a few hours. These informal discussions sparked the creative inspiration behind many of Grazer's movies and TV shows, including "Splash," "24," "A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Arrested Development," "8 Mile," "J. Edgar," "Empire," and many others.
"A Curious Mind" is a brilliantly entertaining, fascinating, and inspiring homage to the power of inquisitiveness and the ways in which it deepens and improves us. Whether you re looking to improve your management style at work or you want to become a better romantic partner, this book and its lessons on the power of curiosity can change your life.

About the Author
Brian Grazer is an Oscar winning producer and "New York Times" bestselling author whose film and television credits include "A Beautiful Mind", "Apollo 13", "Splash", "Arrested Development", "24", "8 Mile", "J. Edgar", and "Empire", among others. Grazer s movies and shows have been nominated for forty-three Academy Awards and 149 Emmys. In 2007, he was named one of "Time" s 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is the co-founder of Imagine Entertainment and the author (with Charles Fishman) of "A Curious Mind", a #1" New York Times "bestseller.

Charles Fishman is the acclaimed author of "A Curious Mind" (with Brian Grazer), "The Wal-Mart Effect", and "The Big Thirst".He is a three-time winner of the Gerald Loeb Award, the most prestigious prize in business journalism.