This New York Times bestselling book of essays celebrates ordinary delights in the world around us by one America’s most original and observant writers, award-winning poet Ross Gay.
The winner of the NBCC Award for Poetry offers up a spirited collection of short lyrical essays, written daily over a tumultuous year, reminding us of the purpose and pleasure of praising, extolling, and celebrating ordinary wonders. This first nonfiction book from award-winning poet Gay is a record of the small joys we often overlook in our busy lives
The Book of Delights is about our shared bonds, and the rewards that come from a life closely observed. These remarkable pieces serve as a powerful and necessary reminder that we can, and should, stake out a space in our lives for delight.