30th deal for A WONDERFUL LIFE!

We are very happy to announce the newest deal for Frank Martela’s A WONDERFUL LIFE – the lucky publisher is Bookland, the imprint of Viet Nam AZ Communication & Culture! The deal was closed by Elsa Lindström at Elina Ahlback Literary Agency.

The best-selling non-fiction title has sold to 30 territories, but is still available in Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Iceland, Slovakia, China, Slovenia etc.

Download the full English PDF by clicking here!

I’m really surprised by the fascinating ideas in this book. It could help us to live a life full of meaning by tackling the questions of life in plain terms with humor and interest. In A Wonderful Life, Martela told us a lot of anecdotes, history, thoughtfulness, perspective, and entertaining discourse from the expert view of psychology, philosophy and literature.
–Sahara Vuong, Rights Executive, Bookland/Viet Nam AZ

 

A WONDERFUL LIFE: Insights for Finding a Meaningful Existence
by Frank Martela
Harper Design, March 2020, 200 pp.

Meaning in Life Explained. Why Happiness is Not Enough for a Life Worth Living

Is happiness a worthy goal? What is the foundation for meaning in a secular society? Is life an existential void?

Frank Martela answers these questions and more in a relaxed, conversational tone and with a wry sense of humor, placing some of life’s greatest philosophical concerns and quandaries into a modern-day context. Martela quickly and concisely gets to the heart of the matter – your place in the world and how to find meaning in life – yet the emphasis here is on what we do with the life we have and how we can make it more meaningful.

The search for life’s meaning is perhaps the most important quest we can undertake. And for any quest, it’s essential to have a guide. Philosophically probing yet eminently readable, A Wonderful Life is a book you can refer to again and again on your journey toward purpose.

A WONDERFUL LIFE
Insights for Finding a Meaningful Existence
Harper Design, March 2020, 200pp.

Reading materials:
English edition

Rights sold:

WORLD ENGLISH: HarperCollins/Harper Design (orig.)

ALBANIA: Botime Koliqi
BULGARIA: Prozoretz
CROATIA: Planetopija
ESTONIA: Rahva Raamat
FINLAND: Gummerus
FRANCE: Editions Leduc.s
GERMANY: Blessing Verlag
GREECE: Klidarithmos
INDONESIA: Gramedia
ITALY: Edizioni Lindau
JAPAN: HarperCollins Japan
KOREA: Across Publishing
LATIN AMERICA: Ediciones Urano
LATVIA: Zvaigzne
LITHUANIA: Obuolys
NETHERLANDS: Ambo Anthos
NORWAY: Gursli Berg Forlag
POLAND: Czarna Owca
PORTUGAL: Editora 2020
ROMANIA: Editura Humanitas
RUSSIA: Bombora
SERBIA: Odiseja
SOUTH KOREA: Across Publishing
SPAIN: Ediciones Urano (World Spanish)
TAIWAN: Crown
THAILAND: Biblio
TURKEY: Orman Kitap
VIETNAM: Bookland/Viet Nam AZ
WORLD ARABIC: Sefsafa

Frank Martela


Frank Martela, PhD, is a philosopher and researcher of psychology specializing in the question of meaning in life. His articles have appeared in Scientific American Mind, Harvard Business Review and Salon and his work has been featured on Quartz and on the BBC. His research has been published extensively in numerous academic journals such as Journal of Personality, Journal of Positive Psychology, Journal of Happiness Studies, Metaphilosophy, Southern Journal of Philosophy, Review of General Psychology, and Organization Studies. He has spoken to more than one hundred audiences worldwide, including invited lectures in universities on four continents, including Stanford University and Harvard University. He’s been interviewed by the New York Times, Discover Magazine, New Scientist, Vice News, and Monocle Observer among others. He is based at Aalto University in Helsinki.

Outside of work, Frank is a father to three lovely children (currently 10, 7, and 5 years old), an amateur-level soccer player, with an occasional skiing trip in the winters. He is made in Green Bay, so Packers holds a special place in his heart.

Bibliography


Frank Martela

The Meaning Manifesto

2023, Personal Growth & Lifestyle


Frank Martela

A Wonderful Life

2020, Personal Growth & Lifestyle

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