Get a Hobby!

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Get a Hobby!

101 All-Consuming Diversions for Any Lifestyle

By Tina Barseghian
Foreword by Miguel Figueroa, MD
Cover photograph by Bill Milne

8 x 10, 224 pages, 2C, paperback

It's a well-documented medical fact that indulging in a hobby decreases anxiety, increases concentration, and boosts all-round mental and physical health. So what are you waiting for? Budding hobbyists now have the perfect resource: Get a Hobby!, a rollicking A-to-Z guide to more than one-hundred hobbies--from the sublime to the silly.

The book opens with a handy quiz designed to help you choose the right kind of hobby based on your aptitudes, personality, schedule, and budget. Descriptions of 101 hobbies follow, with full explanations of what each one involves and how to do it--plus a beginner-level project for each. Try your hand at:

• beer brewing
• basketry
• collecting
• historical re-enactment
• ikebana
• photography ...and many more!

A hobby lover who has delved into each of these and more, author Tina Barseghian serves up a playful mix of information and resources to help you get your hobby on and experience a whole new world of fun and relaxation.

Tina Barseghian is the Editor-in-Chief of CRAFT magazine. She has written for the San Francisco Chronicle, Design for Living, and Condé Nast Traveler and was a contributing editor at ReadyMade magazine.

Territory: World Rights sold: NA Published in North America by Collins