Book review: James Dyson's memoir recounts a life of invention

One virtue of the book is that it intersperses technical details of inventions with the philosophy that emerges from them.
One virtue of the book is that it intersperses technical details of inventions with the philosophy that emerges from them.PHOTO: JAMES DYSON FOUNDATION/FACEBOOK

By James Dyson
Non-fiction/Simon & Schuster/Paperback/336 pages/$32.95/Available here
4 out of 5

At the heart of this autobiography by Sir James Dyson, the British inventor, industrial designer and entrepreneur, lies a passage that deserves to be quoted in full.

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