Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment and Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words

About the book

David’s beloved collection of 52 essays – each based on a common though often misunderstood word. The Revised Edition includes the essay, CLOSE.


“Consolations remains one of the most luminous books I’ve ever encountered.” –  Maria Popova


Beautiful, elegant, tiny essays on the consoling power of words, written by one of my favorite living poets. I think Whyte is as much a mystic as an author, and this book proves it. Beautiful, soulful, thoughtful.”Elizabeth Gilbert, author of “Eat, Pray, Love”


Dimensions: 5.25″ x 7.5″

Published: 2014


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