A fun, illustrated guide that takes us around the world, discovering the secrets to happiness. Author Helen Russell (The Year of Living Danishly) uncovers the fascinating ways that different nations search for happiness in their lives, and what they can teach us about our own quest for meaning.
This charming and diverse assortment of advice, history, and philosophies includes:
Sobremesa from Spain
Turangawaewae from New Zealand
Azart from Russia
Tarab from Syria
joie de vivre from Canada
and many more.
About the Author
Helen Russell is a journalist and the bestselling author of The Year of Living Danishly.
Formerly editor of MarieClaire.co.uk, she now lives in Denmark and works as a Scandinavia correspondent for the Guardian, as well as writing a column on Denmark for the Telegraph and features for The Times, The Observer, Grazia, The Wall Street Journal, and the Independent.
"This attractive, intriguing book-chock-full of colorful illustrations and breezy, informative essays-will be enjoyed by all, young or old."