A Bunch of Pretty Things I Did Not Buy

A Bunch of Pretty Things I Did Not Buy

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Like most people, Sarah Lazarovic covets beautiful things. But rather than giving in to her impulse to spend and acquire, Sarah spent a year painting the objects she wanted to buy instead. Based on a visual essay that was first published on The Hairpin, A Bunch of Pretty Things I Did Not Buy is a beautiful and witty take on the growing 'slow shopping' movement. Sarah is a well-known blogger and illustrator, and she writes brilliantly without preaching or guilt-tripping. Whether she's trying to justify the purchase of yet another particleboard IKEA home furnishing, debating the pros and cons of leg warmers or calculating the per-day usage cost of big-ticket items, Sarah's poignant musings will resonate with any reader who's ever been susceptible to an impulse buy.

ISBN: 9780143124719

Published Date: October 28, 2014

Publisher: Penguin Books

Language: English

Page Count: 175

Size: 7.32" l x 5.12" w x 0.61" h