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Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life Hardcover – 30 August 2018

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  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 256 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0349421005
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0349421001
  • Customer reviews:
    4.7 out of 5 stars 301 ratings

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As summer comes to an end, there is no better idea than to curl up with a hot cuppa and this truly transformative read. ― Sunday Times Style

Wonderful. So full of insights, and beautifully written ― Liza Dalby, Author of Geisha

'Less stuff, more soul. Less hustle, more ease . . .' Beth Kempton tells it as it is, and how we need it to be. More than ever, we need books like this. ― Jessica Seaton, Co-Founder of Toast and author of Gather, Cook, Feast

Beth explains [wabi sabi] better than any native may have done ― Makiko Hastings, Japanese potter

Beth Kempton is one of the great foreign writers who truly understands wabi sabi. I recommend this book for anyone who is looking for time and space in their life -- Daisuke Sanada, Japanese architect

A beautiful book about Japanese culture ― Books Kinokuniya Tokyo

I am obsessed (with this book) ― The Tokyo Chapter

A joyful read ― Cynthia Young, Globe & Mail

I'm completely won over by the mix of wisdom and guide to practical self-reflection offered in this elegant interpretation of Wabi Sabi. ― JapaneseLondon.com

About the Author

Beth Kempton is an award-winning entrepreneur and the bestselling author of Wabi Sabi: Japanese wisdom for a perfectly imperfect life, Calm Christmas and a Happy New Year, We Are in This Together and Freedom Seeker. Beth's books have been translated into 24 languages, chosen as an Apple USA 'must listen' audiobook on iTunes, and recommended in TIME Magazine, British Vogue, The Telegraph, Sunday Times Style and Psychologies Magazine among others.

Beth has two degrees in Japanese and has spent many years living and working in Japan, which she considers her second home. She is also a qualified yoga teacher and a Reiki Master trained in the Japanese tradition in Tokyo. As Founder of Do What You Love, Beth has produced and taught online courses and workshops that have helped tens of thousands of people all over the world to discover their passion, explore their creativity and live a more inspired life. She describes herself as a wanderer, an adventurer and a seeker of beauty.

Beth is the mother of two small girls who fill her with joy every single day.
www.bethkempton.com / Instagram @bethkempton

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