Reviews

  • "James Wallman draws together powerful ideas and research into a cohesive, fun, and useful handbook for life."

    Jake Knapp, New York Times bestselling author of Sprint
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    The book promises to help you view time, and the time you have, in a new light. Stop sinking it on those empty experiences with this advice from Mr Wallman and start filling your free hours with ones that enrich, instead.

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    Mr Porter
  • "An intriguing approach to trying to spend your time in a more satisfying way"

    Tim Harford, author, The Undercover Economist
  • "Our modern lives whizz by in a digital din of pings and dings leaving us constantly frazzled and short of time. James’s entertaining and brilliant book helps us better understand, appreciate and utilise our most precious resource, time. A timeless classic for navigating 21st century life."

    Michael Acton Smith, co-founder of Calm
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    In this smart and practical work, James Wallman shows us how make the most of our days and improve the quality of our lives. If you’re tired of wasting time, this is the book for you.

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    Daniel H. Pink, author of When and Drive
  • "I love James Wallman's principles for spending your time wisely. This isn't just a book about how to be more productive productivity book, it's a guidebook for living an awesome life! When we use our time wisely, we enjoy our lives more."

    Nir Eyal, bestselling author of Hooked and Indistractable
  • "A revelation … busyness is not to be aspired to. Spending your time wisely, consciously, and making more of it for what truly matters is a skill that is surely worth learning. And fast."

    Henrietta Thompson, BA Business Life
  • "A perfect combination of engaging, profound, and instructive. The time you spend reading this book will reward you a hundredfold with weeks, months, and years better spent."

    Adam Alter, Professor of Marketing and Psychology, New York University’s Stern School of Business, New York Times bestselling author of Irresistible and Drunk Tank Pink
  • "Fresh, fun, provocative and practical. James Wallman gets you thinking, deciding and acting. Reading Time and How to Spend It is time very well spent."

    Julia Hobsbawm, Hon Visiting Professor, CASS Business School, London, and author of Fully Connected
  • "Many people have the feeling that they aren’t taking a big enough bite out of life. If you’re one of those people, you’re likely to find the perfect antidote in this easy-to-read tour of much of the academic literature on happiness and well-being. Follow the concrete steps Wallman has laid out and you’re likely to be much more satisfied with how you’re spending your time."

    Tom Gilovich, Irene Blecker Rosenfeld Professor of Psychology, Cornell University