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    The bestselling globe-trotting entrepreneur and blogger behind The Art of Non-Conformity visits with his new book, a guide on how to bring meaning to your life by undertaking a quest.

    "If you like complacency and mediocrity, do not read this book. It's dangerously inspiring. It will make you want to do amazing things with your life. You may not end up visiting every country on Earth or directing a global protest from the top of a tree (I certainly won't), but Chris made me want to dive into an adventure.The happiness of pursuit is a how-to guide for avoiding a boring life." —A.J. Jacobs, bestselling author of The Year of Living Biblically

    When he set out to visit all of the planet's countries by age thirty-five, compulsive goal seeker Guillebeau never imagined that his journey's biggest revelation would be how many people like himself exist — each pursuing a challenging quest. Everywhere that Chris visited he found ordinary people working toward extraordinary goals, making daily down payments on their dream. The more Chris spoke with these strivers, the more he began to appreciate the direct link between questing and long-term happiness — how going after something in a methodical way enriches our lives — and he was compelled to complete a comprehensive study of the phenomenon and extract the best advice.

    In The happiness of pursuit he draws on interviews with hundreds of questers, revealing their secret motivations, their selection criteria, the role played by friends and family, their tricks for solving logistics, and the importance of documentation. Equally fascinating is Chris' examination of questing's other side, including questers' acute awareness of mortality, their struggle against monotony, and their wistful feelings once a quest has succeeded. A book that challenges each of us to take control — to make our lives be about something while at the same time remaining clear-eyed about the commitment — The happiness of pursuit is a playbook for making your life count.

    EVENT DETAILS TICKET (admits two) is free when you purchase The happiness of pursuit from Changing Hands Bookstore. Letter groups (printed on top of ticket) will be called at 6pm to fill seats and designated standing room. If available, seating and standing room opens to those without tickets at 6:45pm. Space cannot be guaranteed for late arrivals. Booksigning line forms by assigned letter group after the presentation. Those without tickets may get their books signed after ticket-holders, if time allows. Event details may be subject to unannounced changes. CAN'T MAKE IT? If you'd like a signed book from any of our author events, please call or click "add to cart" below to pre-pay and we'll have one or more copies signed and reserved for you. We also ship anywhere in the United States and to most international locations (extra charges apply). ABOUT THE AUTHOR Chris Guillebeau is an entrepreneur, traveler, and New York Times bestselling author. His first two books were The Art of Non-Conformity and The $100 Startup. Recently, he completed his quest to visit every country in the world before the age of 35. Host of the World Domination Summit, an international gathering of creative people, Chris is focused on encouraging individual quests while also "giving back." His main website, ChrisGuillebeau.com, is visited by more than 500,000 people per month.

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