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Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

My experiments in the pursuit of happiness and good habits

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Revealed! Book Club Choices for November. Excellent Reading.

November 2nd, 2015

Episode 158 of 397 episodes

First, a moment of self-book-promotion — feel free to skip. I’m excited, because the Better Than Before Day-by-Day Journal just hit the shelves. Part resource, part tool, part keepsake — it will help you change your habits. To watch a short video where I show the book and describe its design, go here. Now, for the recommendations! Because nothing boosts happiness more than a great book, each month, I suggest: · one outstanding book about happiness or habits · one outstanding work of children’s or young-adult literature–I have a crazy passion for kidlit · one eccentric pick–a widely admired and excellent book that I love, yes, but one that may not appeal to everyone Shop at IndieBound, BN.com, or Amazon (I’m an affiliate), or your favorite local bookstore. Or my favorite, visit the library! Drumroll… A book about happiness, good habits, or human nature Plant Dreaming Deep by May Sarton (a journal) Buy from IndieBound; BN.com; Amazon. An outstanding children’s book: Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder. (I was astonished to realize that I haven’t yet recommended this book, one of my all-time favorites. Also the inspiration for some of the best ...

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