No opinions, no explanations, no asides, footnotes, editorializing, or proselytizing. And all in a plain white cover with large black type. With over one million copies in print, 14,000 Things to Be Happy About is the mesmerizing bestseller that celebrates all the little things that make life worth living. Any random page is an instant pick-me-up, and reading it is as irresistible as popcorn:
a well-crafted chair
having a sense of your own space
a real person answering the phone
leaves snuggled around the foundations of old country houses
staying home on New Years Eve
Now revised and updated, with 1,500 new entriesthe feel of the fur in Ugg boots, a favorite television program caught on TiVo14,000 Things to Be Happy About is a panacea for a new time and a new generation, an antidote to the all-too-many things we might be unhappy about. Adding to the pleasure are 125 joyous and jewel-like illustrations from Pierre Le-Tan.
About the Author:
Barbara Ann Kipfer is the author of more than 45 books, ranging from 14,000 Things to Be happy About to Roget s International Thesaurus, 6th Edition. She holds numerous degrees, including a Ph.D. and M.Phil. in linguistics, a Ph.D. in archaeology, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Buddhist studies. She is a lexicographer and ethnographist and lives in New England.