Quirky illustrated book highlights pre-performance rituals and lucky charms

What did Maya Angelou do to keep the words flowing? What is a NASA engineer's lucky charm? How does Thom Yorke prep for a concert? A new book by Ellen Weinstein, Recipes for Good Luck, uncovers these facts, and more, through a series of stunning illustrations.

"This book bottles the singular recipes for success of leading creatives, politicians, scientists, and athletes who made their own luck. Revealing an array of unique practices from quirky superstitions to pre-performance rituals, this visual compendium celebrates in text and charming illustrated portraits the real personalities, creative processes, and curious habits of these influential people."

Presented with a handsome silk-screened cloth spine, this treasure trove of inspiration is a smart and special choice for "anyone who could use a little good fortune". Buy your copy here.

Discover more of Ellen's work at ellenweinstein.com. Her clients include Museum of Modern Art, The Atlantic, GQ Magazine and The New York Times.


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