A Pocketful of Happiness – an intimate and uplifting memoir by Richard E Grant – to be published in September 2022

Jonathan Ball Publishers is delighted to be bringing Richard E Grant’s memoir, A Pocketful of Happiness, to South Africa this September!

About the book

Born in Swaziland in 1957, Richard E Grant moved to the United Kingdom to pursue his acting career, and has been a fixture on our screens since his breakout role in Withnail and I in 1987. When his beloved wife Joan died in 2021 after almost forty years together, she set him a challenge: to find a pocketful of happiness in every day.

The result is this book.

Set between the present day and flashbacks to delightfully indiscreet diary entries recalling landmarks from his remarkable life and glittering career, this is an immensely personal and profound memoir that celebrates and cherishes life’s unexpected joys.

Funny, moving and perceptive, A Pocketful of Happiness is an insight into the life of a much loved actor.

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