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Bill Bailey’s Remarkable Guide to Happiness
Bill Bailey’s Remarkable Guide to Happiness is published by Quercus Publishing in hardback at £20.




Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey’s Remarkable Guide to Happiness

What makes us happy? Bill Bailey plays crazy golf and hugs trees to find out.

Is there a knack to being happy? From paddle-boarding down the Thames in a Santa hat, to wild swimming in a glacial river and cooking sausages on a campfire, Bill Bailey revels in the exhilaration of the outdoors, as well as the quieter pleasures of letter-writing, or of simple reflection.

In this beautiful and uplifting book, Bill Bailey explores all this and more while delving into the nature of happiness, all in his own, remarkable, way.

Packed with wisdom and humour, and with delightful illustrations by the comedian himself, Bill Bailey aims for the heart of pure joy and contentment — and how we can all achieve it.

“A warm, funny read, full of personal anecdotes and love letters to things that bring Bill Bailey pleasure.” — Sunday Mirror.

“Very thoughtful and written in a delightfully humorous and accessible way… Guaranteed to make [you] smile.” — Daily Express.


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