HUctor GarcYa (Author) HUctor GarcYa is a citizen of Japan, where he has lived for over a decade, and of Spain, where he was born. He is the author of several books about Japanese culture, including two worldwide bestsellers, A Geek in Japan and Ikigai. A former software engineer, he worked at CERN in Switzerland before moving to Japan. Francesc Miralles (Author) Francesc Miralles is the award-winning and internationally bestselling author of books about how to live well, together with the novels Love in Small Letters and Wabi-Sabi. Alongside HUctor GarcYa, he was welcomed to Okinawa in Japan, where the inhabitants live for longer than in any other place in the world. There they had the chance to interview more than a hundred villagers about their philosophy for a long and happy life.
"I love [this] book... I read it and it's bewitched me ever since. I'm spellbound" -- Chris Evans, Radio 2 "The New "Hygge"" * The People's Friend * "If you feel you've lost your mojo, Ikigai could be the bedside reading you need to kickstart a more mindful 2018" * Vegetarian Living * "Ikigai urges individuals to simplify their lives by pursuing what sparks joy for them" * Marie 'KonMari' Kondo * "A refreshingly simple recipe for happiness... According to the Japanese, everyone has an ikigai. It means your purpose - the reason you get up in the morning. The thing that fires you up and keeps you busy. Your raison d'etre." * Stylist *