This is a book to guide us to the best of life’s small pleasures: the distinctive delight of holding a child’s hand, having a warm bath or the joy of the evening sky. It is an intriguing, evocative mix of small pleasures to heighten the senses and return us to the world with new-found excitement and enthusiasm.
Small pleasures are points of access to the great themes of our lives. Every chapter puts one such moment of enjoyment under a magnifying glass to find out what’s really going on and why it touches, moves and makes us smile.
• An accessible collection of small pleasures that will heighten our senses and return us to the world with new-found excitement and enthusiasm.
• 52 short and digestible meditations on life’s small moments of happiness, designed for dipping into when a spare 5 minutes allows.
• Over 24k copies sold of the hardback edition in the English language.
‘Small Pleasures is a book I read before bed and it helps cultivate appreciation and a generally happier life in noticing the little things. I would recommend it to all.’
‘Such a lovely and unusual book summing up in a simple and unpretentious way the joys of things like driving late at night, a beloved’s wrist, swimming in the sea… A book to dip into and delight in.’