On Wednesday, October 13th at 5:30pm PDT Warwick's will host Todd Doughty as he discusses his new book, Little Pieces of Hope: Happy-Making Things in a Difficult World, in conversation with Mary Laura Philpott. Todd Doughty is currently SVP, deputy publisher of Doubleday and has worked at Penguin Random House for more than two decades. A graduate of Southern Illinois University (Carbondale) and former bookseller, he lives with his partner in Westchester County, New York.
$16+tax & fee: Includes one copy of Little Pieces of Hope, held at Warwick's to be picked up at your convenience after the event
$19.50+tax & fee: Includes one copy of Little Pieces of Hope, shipped to your home after the event (48 contiguous states only)
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An enchanting collection of lists, musings, prompts, and illustrations that will inspire you to cherish all of the things - from the extraordinary to the everyday, from the big to the little - that bring hope into our lives
On March 11, 2020, the day the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a global pandemic and all of our lives began to change in unprecedented ways, Todd Doughty knew he needed to do something to help him stay connected to the everyday joys of daily life. So he wrote down a list of things that make him happy: The musical intro to " All Things Considered." Someone forgiving you. Someone believing in you. Your foot sticking out from under a blanket in order to find the cool spot. Freshly cut yellow tulips. A really good burger.
Many, many lists later, Little Pieces of Hope pulls together the best of Doughty's lists along with never-before-seen entries, essays, musings, prompts, quotes, and playlists that offer solace, connection, and a daily touchstone of joy in a difficult world.
A beautiful keepsake full of gorgeous illustrations, Little Pieces of Hope is brimming with the pleasures of life, inspiring readers to look for and celebrate the good things that surround us.
Mary Laura Philpott is the author of the national bestseller I Miss You When I Blink and the new memoir-in-essays Bomb Shelter (forthcoming in April 2022). Her writing has been featured frequently by The New York Times and also appears in The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Paris Review Daily, O The Oprah Magazine, Real Simple, and other publications.
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