The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
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Author(s): Marie Kondo
Awards:New York Times Bestseller,
New York Times Bestseller
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Audio (4 discs)
Product Number: DD16198
Released: Jan 06, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781494508944
Narrator/s: Emily Woo Zeller
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you'll never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever. The KonMari Method, with its revolutionary category-by-category system, leads to lasting results. In fact, none of Kondo's clients have lapsed (and she still has a three-month waiting list). With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house "spark joy" (and which don't), this international bestseller featuring Tokyo's newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home-and the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.

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eAudio
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Author(s): Marie Kondo
Narrator(s): Emily Woo Zeller
Product Number Z100089656
Released: Feb 02, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781494528942
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Author(s): Marie Kondo
Product Number EB00403865
Released: Oct 14, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: #9781607747314

Professional reviews

"Narrator Emily Woo Zeller captures the voice of author Marie Kondo so perfectly that itÕs as if the Japanese de-cluttering guru is speaking in person. Zeller uses delightful character voices during quotes from KondoÕs clients, conveys the wry humor in how tidying can actually change your life, and evokes a Zen-like quality to the advice on letting clutter go with gratitude. Zeller expertly conveys the authorÕs obsession with tidying, along with her self-effacing humor and nonjudgmental outlook. With advice such as allowing your handbag to rest at night, making a place for every possession (from your stockings to your kimono), and saying thank you to the items you discard, this audiobook is perfect for listeners looking for inspiration as well as those who enjoy Japanese culture. M.M.G. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine"

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