The Happiness Project

The Happiness Project : Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun

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In this utterly beguiling narrative in the style of Julie and Julia, Gretchen Rubin-a young married mother of two and a successful lawyer-turned-author-chronicles a transformative year in her life when she searched for and found ways to become a happier more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 106 x 170 x 28mm | 180g
  • Harper
  • United States
  • English
  • 0062105248
  • 9780062105240
  • 284

Review Text

"An enlightening, laugh-aloud read. . . . Filled with open, honest glimpses into [Rubin's] real life, woven together with constant doses of humor." Terry Hong, Christian Science Monitorshow more

Customer reviews

Well guess what, I wanted to read this book so much, but I read the reviews and now, I will have to wait till it comes out in decent sized print. Publishers please note, consumers vote with their dollars!show more
by Elaine Bradley
I cannot praise this book enough. Witty, insightful and entertaining. I was gripped from the very first page. There are so many lessons to be learnt and so much wisdom in its pages. My only criticism is with this print/edition - as the previous reviewer said, the book is small and the print is absolutely tiny. The font is the smallest I've ever seen. It's a real strain to try and read it. It would be good if Book Depository listed the dimensions of its books or at least noted that this is a "small print" as I would not have bought it if I had more
by Bloodplum
So far this is shaping up to be a great book, however it is ridiculously small. I have 20/20 vision and I am struggling with it, it seems a lot smaller than other paperbacks and you need plenty of light to be able to read it or it looks as though ants have run through ink and run over the page. You really have to concentrate hard. Probably would have spent a bit more and got a bigger copy if I had more
by Claire Castle