Books of Joy from The Book House
If the grey days give you the blues, check out one of these ten books of “happiness, delights, and joy” recommended by Cheryl McKeon of the Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza. Nonfiction suggestions are “The Good Life: Lessons from the World’s Longest Study on Happiness” (Mark Schulz & Robert Waldinger, 2023); “The Comfort Book” (Matt Haig, 2021); “Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage” (Anne Lamott, 2021); “Book of Delights: Essays” (Ross Gay, 2022); “Inciting Joy: Essays” (Ross Gay, 2022); and “Late Migrations” (Margaret Renkl, 2019). Recommended fiction are “Love and Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love” (Kim Fay, 2022); “The Fortnight in September” (R.C. Sherriff, 1931); The Little Paris Bookshop” (Nina George, 2016); and “The Little Village of Book Lovers” (Nina George, 2023). For more details, see www.bhny.com or call 518-489-4761. Produced by Brea Barthel for Hudson Mohawk Magazine.