About the Author
Tom Butler-Bowdon is the author of five bestselling books on self-help and motivational?writing. He has been described by USA Today as 'a true scholar of this type of literature'.
His first book, 50 Self-Help Classics, won the 2004 Benjamin Franklin Award and received endorsements from personal development guru Stephen R. Covey and Harvard University's Ellen Langer. The equally successful 50 Success Classics followed, looking at the landmark works in motivation and leadership from Napoleon Hill to Nelson Mandela. Tom's third book, 50 Spiritual Classics, provides commentaries on some of the famous writings and authors in personal awakening, from Mother Teresa to Carl Jung to Eckhart Tolle. The two most recent additions to the series are 50 Psychology Classics (2007) and 50 Prosperity Classics (2008). The series has been translated into 21 languages.
Tom has degrees in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics and Government and History from the University of Sydney. He lives in Oxford, England. His website www.Butler-Bowdon.com has an array of free self-development resources.