What Do You Want to Do Before You Die?

What Do You Want to Do Before You Die?

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Workman Press.

If you had one day to live what would you do? Would you plant a tree? Would you rob a bank? Would you tell someone how you really feel?

What Do You Want to Do Before You Die? is an illustrated collection of your wildest dreams. Two hundred of the most moving, imaginative, amusing, and thought-provoking things to do before you die are brought to life through handmade art curated by Dave, Duncan, Jonnie and Ben—the founders of The Buried Life.

These four regular guys are on a mission to complete a list of 100 things before they die, and for every item they accomplish, they help a total stranger do something on his or her own to-do list. Peppered throughout the book are lessons, secrets, and stories that come from five years of asking millions worldwide:What do you want to do before you die?

Reasons you'll like this book:

     Your life could change dramatically. (Ours did.)

     You could do things you never dreamed of. (We have.)

     You could feel the joy of being alive. 

Baker & Taylor
An illustrated selection of answers to the title's question, submitted online and collected by Ben Nemtin, Dave Lingwood, Duncan Penn and Jonnie Penn, collectively known as The Buried Life and featured in the MTV reality television series of the same name. Some answers include essays relating how the online submissions were accomplished. Also included are brief essays on how the four young men accomplished some of their lists' tasks and their experiences helping others complete their lists.

& Taylor

Four young men that are trying to complete a list of one hundred things that they want to do before they die and help others complete their own lists along the way share some of their completed list items and ideas that fans have shared with them.

Publisher: New York : Artisan, c2012
ISBN: 9781579654764
Branch Call Number: 158.1 WHA
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,chiefly col. ill. ;,25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Nemtin, Ben
Buried Life (Group)


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Mar 27, 2015

A book more people should read!

Andge1 Jul 29, 2012

A creative compilation of wishes. It's amazing what these guys do to fulfill their dreams and those of others. Just wish more of us would realize our potential in helping those around us and achieving all that we want to.

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