18 Mar '12, 6am

Blogged: :Guest Blog: Books that make you happy, Part 2 by Karen Wheeler @mimipompom1

Karen Wheeler is the author of three humorous books about her life in France , including her latest, Tout Soul: The Pursuit of Happiness in Rural France . Her memoirs are often described as ‘better than anti-depressants.’ In yesterday’s guest blog post , she wrote about three books that she considers to be ‘literary Prozac’. Here, in the second part of the posting, she lists another three uplifting reads. Down Under by Bill Bryson Unlike ninety-nine per cent of books that promise to make you ‘laugh out loud’, this one actually delivers. There are no deep revelations or meditations on the human spirit. Instead, Bryson trundles around Australia tout seul , encountering mad dogs and giant bananas, while making droll but perceptive observations on the places that he stays and the people that he meets. It reminded me of my own experiences backpacking around Oz – admittedly with...

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