Super smart famous people are a great source of book recommendations – many of them are avid readers, after all, and following in their intellectual footprints has to be beneficial. The only problem? You can’t just tap them on the shoulder and ask them for their favorite reads.
You hear it so often, either from potential partners telling you why it won’t work, or friends talking about their relationships, or from your own mouth, to someone else. But in reality, there’s no such thing.