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Betsy has been a partner for seventeen years and was a former banker before she retired to raise her twin daughters. Now a grandmother she loves going to Minnesota to see her family!
What do you remember from April, 1986: certainly not the horrific Los Angeles Library fire started by an arsonist. Susan Orlean uncovers a piece of California history that is gripping for anyone who is a passionate reader. I was thoroughly engrossed and engaged by this account of events.
In her celebrated seminar, The Art of Perception, art historian Amy Herman has trained experts from many fields to perceive and communicate better. By showing people how to look closely at images, she helps them hone their "visual intelligence," a set of skills we all possess but few of us know how to use effectively. She has spent more than a decade teaching doctors to observe patients instead of their charts, helping police officers separate facts from opinions when investigating a crime, and training professionals from the FBI, the State Department, Fortune 500 companies, and the military to recognize the most pertinent and useful information.