Goodbye Phone, Hello World

Paul Greenberg, Emiliano Ponzi


This book is not a phone! Goodbye Phone, Hello World features 65 bite-size, device-free activities scientifically proven to promote true happiness.

With wit, wisdom, and warmth, bestselling author Paul Greenberg presents practices for connection, mindfulness, conversation, creativity, and well-being.

Reconnect to life’s enduring pleasures: friendship, family, romance, laughter, food, books, music, sleep, nature, art, and so much more.

• Teaches tricks to cut down on phone use—the average person spends 1,400 hours per year on their phone
• Presented in a petite, phone-like case with rounded corners
• Filled with colorful, meditative artwork throughout

For anyone who needs a break from their device, Goodbye Phone, Hello World is a rousing call to reclaim the precious hours lost to screen time.

This collection of life-affirming exercises is an uplifting gift or self-purchase to reach for instead of a phone.

• This book is for anyone who wants to do a digital detox, challenge their dependency on their phone, and seek out true connections.
• Author Paul Greenberg is a New York Times bestselling author and the winner of the James Beard Award for Writing and Literature.
• Perfect gift for anyone who claims to be addicted to their phone
• Add it to the shelf with books like 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You by Tony Reinke. How to Break Up with Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life by Catherine Price, and Off: Your Digital Detox for a Better Life by Tanya Goodin.

Creator Bio

Paul Greenberg is a New York Times bestselling author and the winner of the James Beard Award for Writing and Literature. He lives in New York and uses a flip phone.

Price £12.99
Format Hardback
Publication Date 10 November 2020
Pages 128
Height 178mm
Width 114mm
Illustrations full-colour images throughout
ISBN-13 9781452184524