How to Live on 24 Hours a Day

  • by Arnold Bennett
  • Narrated by Eric Brooks
  • 1 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This classic personal time-management book, originally published in 1908, has inspired generations of men and women to live deliberate lives. Not just another collection of timesaving tips, this book is more of a challenge to leave behind mundane everyday concerns, focus on pursuing one's true desires, and live the fullest possible life. Reflection, concentration, and study techniques make it easier to accomplish more truly rewarding undertakings than anyone ever dreamed possible.

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Audible Editor Reviews

Author Arnold Bennett lived a busy life. He was a prolific English writer who moved to France and became a high-ranking bureaucrat. He also dabbled in film and opera, and had a rich personal life. How to Live on 24 Hours a Day is chock full of Bennett’s tried-and-true advice. Bennett urges his audience to live authentic and ambitious lives. For Bennett, time is the great equalizing currency: No one can choose their allotment, or accrue additional time. So you must spend what you have wisely. Narrator Eric Brooks has an august British accent, and he expounds with the authority Bennett himself would have employed. Brooks methodically explains Bennett’s techniques for increasing concentration and self-awareness, both key tools to increase productivity and time efficiency.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Well written, well read.

Would you listen to How to Live on 24 Hours a Day again? Why?

Yes. I liked the tone and the fact that it is a century old makes for interesting companrisons to life today. It was a pleasant read.


What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

We have to be at work for so many hours a week, but most people fritter away most of the remaining time. A little time each day should be set aside.


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- Lauren

Has some good points

This is an older book with some older ideas. However, there are some good takeaways. There is a reason is has lasted this long. It is worth the short read
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-23-2012
  • Publisher: Audible Studios