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Janice Kaplan

Janice Kaplan is well known as a journalist, TV producer, and writer. She is the author of 14 popular books, including the New York Times best-seller, “The Gratitude Diaries” and her new book “How Luck Happens: Using the Science of Luck to Transform Work, Love, and Life.” Her books and novels have been translated and published in some 20 countries.

Janice was the editor-in-chief of Parade magazine where she did cover stories with President Barack Obama and interviews with celebrities from Matt Damon to Barbra Streisand. As the executive producer of the TV Guide Television Group, she created and produced more than 30 primetime network television specials. She has written for just about every major magazine in America and has appeared frequently on TV shows including Today and Good Morning America. A graduate of Yale University, she regularly gives speeches and keynote addresses around the country.

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How Luck Happens: Using the Science of Luck to Transform Work, Love, and Life
Business / Leadership
March 2018
ISBN 9781101986394
Hardcover, 352 pages
$27.00, INSTOCK
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New York Times bestselling author Janice Kaplan examines the phenomenon of luck--and discovers the exciting ways you can grab opportunities and make luck for yourself every day. More/less

The Gratitude Diaries: How a Year Looking on the Bright Side Can Transform Your Life
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
August 2016
ISBN 9780525955061
Kindle Edition, 320 pages
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"Recounts how the author spent a year living gratefully, drawing on advice from psychologists, academics, doctors, and philosophers to gain a fresh outlook that transformed her relationships, work, health, and daily life, "--Novelist.

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