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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by [Kondo, Marie]
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"Its strength is its simplicity." -- Richard Lloyd Parry, "The London Times"
"All hail the new decluttering queen Marie Kondo, whose mess-busting bestseller has prompted a craze for tidying in homes across the world ... one proper clear out is all you need for the rest of your life." -- Good Housekeeping
"[It is] enough to salute Kondo for her recognition of something quietly profound: that mess is often about unhappiness, and that the right kind of tidying can be a kind of psychotherapy for the home as well as for the people in it." -- "The London Times"

"Ms. Kondo delivers her tidy manifesto like a kind of Zen nanny, both hortatory and animistic." -- "The New York Times"
"The most organized woman in the world." -- "PureWow"
"All hail the new decluttering queen Marie Kondo, whose mess-busting bestseller has prompted a craze for tidying in homes across the world ... one proper clear out is all you need for the rest of your life." -- "Good Housekeeping "(UK)
"[It is] enough to salute Kondo for her recognition of something quietly profound: that mess is often about unhappiness, and that the right kind of tidying can be a kind of psychotherapy for the home as well as for the people in it ... Its strength is its simplicity." -- "The London Times"

Amazon's Best Book of 2014 in Crafts, Home & Garden
"Ms. Kondo delivers her tidy manifesto like a kind of Zen nanny, both hortatory and animistic." -- "The New York Times"
"The most organized woman in the world." -- "PureWow"
"All hail the new decluttering queen Marie Kondo, whose mess-busting bestseller has prompted a craze for tidying in homes across the world ... one proper clear out is all you need for the rest of your life." -- "Good Housekeeping "(UK)
"[It is] enough to salute Kondo for her recognition of something quietly profound: that mess is often about unhappiness, and that the right kind of tidying can be a kind of psychotherapy for the home as well as for the people in it ... Its strength is its simplicity." -- "The London Times"

#1 "New York Times" Best Seller
Amazon's Best Book of 2014 in Crafts, Home & Garden
"Ms. Kondo delivers her tidy manifesto like a kind of Zen nanny, both hortatory and animistic." -- "The New York Times"
"The most organized woman in the world." -- "PureWow
.".".the Japanese expert's ode to decluttering is simple and easy to follow." -- Vogue.com
"All hail the new decluttering queen Marie Kondo, whose mess-busting bestseller has prompted a craze for tidying in homes across the world ... one proper clear out is all you need for the rest of your life." -- "Good Housekeeping "(UK)
"Kondo challenges you to ask yourself whether each object you have is achieving a purpose. Is it propelling you forward or holding you in the past?" -- "USA Today
.".".a brief and bracing practical guide to tidying up your home." -- "Financial Times"
"[It is] enough to salute Kondo for her recognition of something quietly profound: that mess is often about unhappiness, and that the right kind of tidying can be a kind of psychotherapy for the home as well as for the people in it ... Its strength is its simplicity." -- "The London Times"

#1 "New York Times" Best Seller
Amazon's Best Book of 2014 in Crafts, Home & Garden
"Ms. Kondo delivers her tidy manifesto like a kind of Zen nanny, both hortatory and animistic." -- "The New York Times"
..".a literal how-to-heave-ho, and I recommend it for anyone who struggles with the material excess of living in a privileged society. (Thanks to Ms. Kondo, I kiss my old socks goodbye.) ... To show you how serious my respect for Ms. Kondo is: if I ever get a tattoo, it will say, Spark Joy!" -- Jamie Lee Curtis, "TIME "
"The most organized woman in the world." -- "PureWow
.".".the Japanese expert s ode to decluttering is simple and easy to follow." -- Vogue.com

..".her voice...is by turns stern and enchanted, like a fairy godmother for socks." -- "The Wall Street Journal"
"Reading it, you glimpse a glittering mental freedom from the unread/uncrafted/unworn, buyer s remorse, the nervous eyeing of real estate listings. Life s overwhelm, conquered."" -- The Atlantic"

"All hail the new decluttering queen Marie Kondo, whose mess-busting bestseller has prompted a craze for tidying in homes across the world ... one proper clear out is all you need for the rest of your life." -- "Good Housekeeping "(UK)
"Kondo challenges you to ask yourself whether each object you have is achieving a purpose. Is it propelling you forward or holding you in the past?" -- "USA Today
.".".a brief and bracing practical guide to tidying up your home." -- "Financial Times"
"[It is] enough to salute Kondo for her recognition of something quietly profound: that mess is often about unhappiness, and that the right kind of tidying can be a kind of psychotherapy for the home as well as for the people in it ...Its strength is its simplicity." --"The London Times""

About the Author

Marie KonMari Kondo runs an acclaimed consulting business in Tokyo helping clients transform their cluttered homes into spaces of serenity and inspiration. With a three-month waiting list, her KonMari Method of decluttering and organizing has become an international phenomenon. "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" is a best seller in Japan, Germany, and the UK, with more than two million copies sold worldwide, and has been turned into a television drama for Japanese TV. She has been named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by "Time," featured on more than thirty major Japanese television and radio programs, and profiled in the "Sunday Times," "Red" magazine, "You" magazine, the "New York Times," "USA Today," NPR's "Here & Now," "Slate," "Family Circle," and the "LondonTimes, "who has deemed her Japan s preeminent guru of tidiness, a warrior princess in the war on clutter. "

Product details

  • File Size: 3434 KB
  • Print Length: 226 pages
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press; 1st edition (October 14, 2014)
  • Publication Date: October 14, 2014
  • Sold by: Random House LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00KK0PICK
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,507 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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