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In his new book, In Praise of Wasting Timeinternational best-selling author Alan Lightman investigates the creativity born from allowing our minds to freely roam, without attempting to accomplish anything and without any assigned tasks. An ode to the benefits (and pleasures) of letting the mind wander, Lightman advocates “that half our waking minds be designated and saved for quiet reflection.” Escape the digital wasteland by diving into Lightman’s new book, available right here.