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The Book of Do

A manual for living

Ed. by Miranda West

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Can a book inspire action?

Can it make us get up and move?

Start something? Live differently?

This is The Book of Do. Within these pages you’ll find over 50 photographs, 30 illustrations, 8 lists, 6 recipes, 4 diary entries, and hundreds of ideas around business, creativity, resilience and wellbeing that might just change your life.   

Ideas + action = change.

Are you ready for change?

This hardback purchase includes a free ebook download.


Genuinely inspiring and galvanizing.

The Bookseller

The best bits from the last decade of Do Books in one larger-than-usual volume. It's a great 'taster' that introduces what Do Books is all about and features some of the best insights and tips they've been sharing with the world since 2013. And, as ever, it's all beautifully designed and curated in a way that's easy to pick up and put down whenever you need a blast of inspiration.

Creative Boom

International editions

¡Haz algo! Un manual para vivir - Audiobook coverSpanish
Authors’ Do Lecture

How a book can inspire action

'The right book, in the hands of the right person, at the right time in their lives, can inspire and influence them to change direction.' Miranda shares her startup story and some of the books and people that inspired her.

About the authors

The Book of Do is an anthology featuring multiple Do authors, edited by Do Books' founder and publisher, Miranda West. Before starting the company in 2013, Miranda spent over two decades working in the publishing industry, most recently at Penguin Random House. In 2014, she was listed as one of the UK’s Top 10 Creative Entrepreneurs on the British Council Club 100 list. She has spoken at FutureBook, The IPG Conference, The DO Lectures and Decca Records. She lives and works in East London.

Product details

  • Published: May 2023
  • Dimensions: 230 x 170 mm
  • Extent: 288 pages
  • ISBN: 978-1-914168-15-4
  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-914168-16-1


Colour photography and illustrations

Paper & print details

Hardback editions are printed by OZGraf Print on Amber Graphic, an FSC-certified paper

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