by Tiffany Watt Smith (Welcome
collection) ISBN 978 1781251294
Curiosity killed the cat they say, and with that remark I couldn’t help
but read this gloriously peculiar and fascinating book.
The Book of Human Emotions is an encyclopaedia of feelings from Anger to
Wanderlust and dappled in between are words I never knew existed to feelings I
Ever wondered how to describe that feeling of knowing
something isn’t a good idea, but you want to know how far you can push? Well,
that feeling is simply described as “Brabant”. Have you ever experienced the
dreaded sense of someone or something creeping up behind you? I have found the
word used to express this, “kamarrarringu” in this wonderful treasure of a
I can’t help but give Tiffany Watt Smith a 5/5 for making me feel so
cheerful and curious about my own emotions. This is definitely a book you
should have in your bookcase for those moments you can’t quite describe what
you are feeling.