Marie Kondo’s ‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up’ Is Back on The New York Times Best Sellers List

updated May 3, 2019
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Legendary organizational guru Marie Kondo is back in our homes thanks to the release of the Netflix original series “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.” The show’s debut on New Year’s Day came at the exact time when so many of us have resolved to be better versions of ourselves, because what better way to feel like a new person than (finally) decluttering your space?

The show’s rapid success has not only inspired hilariously accurate tweets, but inspired a new wave of people looking to incorporate the KonMari Method into their lives to grab the book that started it all. And that’s not just hearsay—Kondo recently announced in an Instagram post that her first book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” is back on The New York Times best sellers list.

“The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” is ranked 8th in The New York Times Advice, How-To & Miscellaneous category for the week of January 21, marking its 146th week on the list.

Kondo became a household name in 2014 when her first book was published in the United States and sold more than 1.5 million copies, according to The Atlantic. Since then, she has published two books—a follow up and companion to her first book, “Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up,” and a graphic novel titled “The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up: A Magical Story“—and sold more than 11 million copies in 40 countries around the world.

For those that don’t have the time or patience to read Kondo’s book or watch the show, you can peep her Instagram account for inspiration or check out our post on the top tips we learned from watching “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.”