German rights sold for STOP CHASING HAPPINESS!

The secret to happiness is traveling to Germany! German language rights to STOP CHASING HAPPINESS by Frank Martela have been sold to Knesebeck, in a deal closed by Anna Kappauf at Ahlback Agency.

For anyone else who wants to jump on the bandwagon, the full English MS will be delivered in just three months (Sept. 2024)! In the meantime, for any who missed it, click here to see Frank Martela’s recent interview with NBC in English on the World Happiness Report.

We currently have English sample chapters and a proposal, among other materials.

As it’s been awhile since we talked about the author himself, here are some tidbits to inform you about Frank Martela’s background as one of the world’s leading happiness researchers:

Professor 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, Salon, CNBC and his work has been featured on Quartz and on the BBC. His research has been published extensively in numerous academic journals such as Nature Human Behaviour, Perspectives on Psychological Science, Journal of Personality, Metaphilosophy, Southern Journal of Philosophy, and Academy of Management Review. He has spoken to more than one hundred audiences worldwide, including invited lectures in universities on five continents, including Stanford University and Harvard University. He’s been interviewed by the New York Times, Discover Magazine, New Scientist, Vice News, Fox News, and Monocle Observer among others. He is Assistant Professor at Aalto University in Finland.

See why Finland has been named the #1 happiest country for the 7th year in a row and click here to download reading materials for STOP CHASING HAPPINESS!

 

 

Rights sold:

FINLAND: Gummerus

GERMANY: Knesebeck

WORLD ENGLISH: Allen & Unwin

About author


Frank Martela

Professor 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, Salon, CNBC and his work has been featured on Quartz and on the BBC. His research has been published extensively in numerous academic journals such as Nature Human Behaviour, Perspectives on Psychological Science, Journal of Personality, Metaphilosophy, Southern Journal of Philosophy, and Academy of Management Review. He has spoken to more than one hundred audiences worldwide, including invited lectures in universities on five continents, including Stanford University and Harvard University. He’s been interviewed by the New York Times, Discover Magazine, New Scientist, Vice News, Fox News, and Monocle Observer among others. He is Assistant Professor at Aalto University in Finland.

Outside of work, Frank is a father to three lovely children, 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


2023, Personal Growth & Lifestyle

The Meaning Manifesto: Why Work Needs to Have a Purpose

Frank Martela


2020, Personal Growth & Lifestyle

A Wonderful Life: Insights on Finding a Meaningful Existence

Frank Martela