Based on the award-winning million-plus-hit blog Awesome Things, The Book of Awesome is an international bestselling high five for humanity. Published by Amy Einhorn Books, a division of Pasricha wrote The Book of Awesome while attempting to get over. With laugh-out-loud observations from award-winning comedy writer Neil Pasricha, The Book of Awesome is filled with smile-inducing moments on every page.
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Pasricha says much of his wonder for awessome world comes from his immigrant parents and their perspective on seeing everything for the first time in Canada. Neil Pasricha was just a regular guy, working a regular job, and he thought it would be a great idea to sit back and appreciate the little things in life.
I have to admit that I’m mildly intrigued by the parody The Book of Awfulbut even I’m not that cynical. Mar 09, Garci rated it really liked it. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. My coffee table will be really happy.
It has made me realize how privileged I am in Canada,like sleeping in new bed sheets or being the first person into a really crowded movie theatre and getting the prime seating. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I think it works much better that way.
It’s not really rereadable – once you’ve read through Neil Pasricha’s list of awesome things, you really don’t need to go back and read them again. And it wasn’t long before his writing style started to irritate ot hell out of me. Other stuff is wayyyyy too mundane to be called awesome.
This would make a great present for anyone! The Book of Awesome: For a book of lists, done in short essay style, it is very good. The Book of Awesome is basically a compilation of things Neil finds to be awesome. So glad to see this site getting the recognition it deserves, the world can always use a little more awesome.
I could have marked it read in the first day or two but that wouldn’t have been truthful. Thanks for sharing everyday. Neil performed the recording for the book with a minor cameo by his father. Sometimes something awesome doesn’t need to be enormous because it is not about the size or recognition it is about the memories and stories you make with the awesome things. I enjoy reading your blog, and will enjoy having your book within reach! Let’s chill on the ripped couch at the back.
I’m not going to go into a whole lot of detail as it’s kind of hard to justify a really long review of this book considering the subject matter. Through lives small triumphs, moments of easily forgotten fun, guilty giggles, and the tiniest realizations, we spend our time going from one thing to the next and in the shuffle I sometimes forget to really enjoy the things I do. In between, some topics are boring and the author has unnecessarily explained it too much with his own theories, sub types and examples.
Also what is with the seemingly random bold phrases? The Book of Awesome: And, it might be humorous, but “laugh out loud funny” is really pushing it.
When you come out at Arrivals at an airport and someone you love is waiting for you and does that little skip across the room to hug you. Let no one bring you down. New York Times bestseller! Pasricha wrote The Book of Awesome while attempting to get over his divorce and close friend’s suicide.
I understand the appeal, and it’s not offensive or anything, but more of a book for people who don’t read books. Being unemployed as long as I have been, sitting outside and reading and smoking and watching my animals has become an every day, multiple times a day thing.
We have no control over the store rules and we can’t change prices!! So many things in here made me smile! Pasricha currently lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with his wife Leslie. It’s no I don’t even know where to start with The Book of Awesome.
The book is about nril things that happen to everyday people like you and me but we don’t necessarily notice because we are so blessed in North America. I also think that the original website the author made is much better suited for aweome kind of content. I channeled my energies into writing a blog called Awesome Things to cheer myself up.
He is best known for his The Book of Awesome series, and “The Happiness Equation” which are international bestsellers. You have created something that the worlds population should go to every single day of their lives and read at least one awesomething….
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You know how you have an inside your head narrator-voice when you’re reading something? I found my self smiling through most of it. After a couple hundred pages I stopped reading the author’s explanations and just read the ‘awesome’ subjects. The Awesme of Awesome Daily Calendar. Hitting all the green lights to trick or treating.
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My understanding of how this book came to be is that it grew out of the blog Awesome Things boo, Pasricha started in order to chronicle the little awesome things in life that often get taken for granted but are, nonetheless, pretty fantastic.
Read it and you’ll remember all the things there are to feel good about. When someone lands on the hotel you just built in Monopoly. Paperback Non-Fiction, April 9, “.
I mean, Popping bubble wrap? A series of essays some as short as one paragraph on various things the author declares as awesome; i. In July,the popular links site Fark. And all of the items featured so far should be in the book.