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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 9 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Joy of Small Things by Hannah Jane Parkinson
    The Joy of Small Things - by Hannah Jane Parkinson

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781783352364 | ISBN 10: 1783352361

    Drawn from the successful Guardian column, these everyday exultations and inspirations will get you through dismal days.  Hannah Jane Parkinson is a specialist in savouring the small pleasures of life. She revels in her fluffy dressing gown ('lik ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Year I Stopped to Notice by Miranda Keeling
    The Year I Stopped to Notice - by Miranda Keeling

    £12.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781785787966 | ISBN 10: 1785787969

    "This book is a delight … the world is full of little surprises, momentary little fountains of pleasure and beauty, that could be visible to all of us if we learned to stop and notice as Miranda Keeling does."(Philip Pullman) "An odd, beautiful ... more

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  • Cover image of book And Now For The Good News... The Much-Needed Tonic for our Frazzled World by Ruby Wax
    And Now For The Good News... The Much-Needed Tonic for our Frazzled World - by Ruby Wax

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241400661 | ISBN 10: 024140066x

    Bestselling author and comedian, Ruby Wax, uses her iconic wit and expertise to equip readers with a positive roadmap for a kinder, brighter world and better mental health. As we begin to see the green shoots of a post-pandemic world, Ruby Wax's ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bill Bailey
    Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to Happiness - by Bill Bailey

    £20.00   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781529412451 | ISBN 10: 1529412455

    What makes us happy? Bill Bailey plays crazy golf and hugs trees to find out.   Is there a knack to being happy? From paddle-boarding down the Thames in a Santa hat, to wild swimming in a glacial river and cooking sausages on a campfire, Bil ... more

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  • Cover image of book Singing in the Rain: 52 Practical Steps to Happiness by Rachel Kelly
    Singing in the Rain: 52 Practical Steps to Happiness - by Rachel Kelly

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781780723587 | ISBN 10: 178072358x

    Thinking often makes us sad but doing rarely does. This book is about action: it is full of inventive and accessible activities, one for each week of the year, to help you rediscover your creativity and, little by little, build a new sense of purpose ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sunny Side Up: A Story of Kindness and Joy by Susan Calman
    Sunny Side Up: A Story of Kindness and Joy - by Susan Calman

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781473663886 | ISBN 10: 1473663881

    In 2017 Susan Calman danced her way into our hearts on Strictly Come Dancing. Her enthusiasm and absolute joy at being part of the show and learning to dance, brought sunshine into 11M homes every Saturday night.   Buoyed by the mental upgrade Susa ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Private History of Happiness: 99 Moments of Joy From Around the World by George Myerson
    A Private History of Happiness: 99 Moments of Joy From Around the World - by George Myerson

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781789541472 | ISBN 10: 1789541476

    From the bliss of lingering in a warm bed on a winter morning, to a bracing springtime walk by the seaside, A Private History of Happiness offers the reader a wealth of delightfully fresh perceptions of where and how happiness may be found.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Radical Happiness: Moments of Collective Joy by Lynne Segal
    Radical Happiness: Moments of Collective Joy - by Lynne Segal

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786631558 | ISBN 10: 1786631555

    What is the true meaning of happiness? Lynne Segal explores the radical potential of being together.   Why are we so obsessed by the pursuit of happiness? With new ways to measure contentment we are told that we have a right to individual joy. But ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy by Barbara Ehrenreich
    Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy - by Barbara Ehrenreich

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781847080080 | ISBN 10: 1847080081

    Ehrenreich uncovers the origins of communal celebration in human biology and culture. She discovers that the same elements come up in every human culture throughout history: a love of masking, carnival, music-making and dance.  Although sixteent ... more

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